November 22, 2011
“Unfortunately, human rights has turned into a political issue and a tool in the hands of the Western hegemonic and bullying countries,” Mehmanparast said at his weekly press conference in Tehran on Monday.
“If the rights issue is to be examined in a fair, serious and impartial manner, the crimes committed by the US and other countries must also be probed,” Mehmanparast pointed out
He added that no one has forgotten the use of nuclear bombs by the US on Japan in 1945 or the countless lives taken by US-led forces in Iraq and Afghanistan.
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