Stoning "Rare" in Iran

Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki addresses the stoning of adulterers, the consequences of Western sanctions against Iran and the risk of a military strike.

Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki is probed on the stoning of adulterers — he says it rarely takes place — and he takes the West to task on its lack of politican maturity, its sanctions against Iran, and the risk of a military strike against his country. On the conflict over uranium enrichment and claims that Iran is stalling for time amid the risk of a military strike against its nuclear plants, he says that Iran is determined to defend its right. "Anyone who attacks Iran will regret it." "Israel has been talking about this for years...The regime would be putting its own existence at stake with an attack."

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