Acts of Terror, Blasphemy Denounced

Acts of Terror, Blasphemy DenouncedActs of Terror, Blasphemy Denounced

President Hassan Rouhani has condemned any act of violence perpetrated in the name of Islam, including the recent Paris shooting, as well as disrespecting religions under the pretext of freedom of speech.

“The Islamic Republic of Iran condemns terror, violence and extremism under the pretext of defending religions as well as insults, blasphemy and provoking the sentiments of followers of other religions in the name of defending freedom,” Press TV quoted Rouhani as saying on Tuesday.