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EU foreign affairs chief condemns Ahwazis' "drastic situation" in Iran

The Iranian government received a high level rebuke from the EU this week over the treatment of Ahwazi Arab political prisoners.

In an answer to a question tabled by British Conservative MEP Dr Charles Tannock, European Commission Vice President Dame Catherine Ashton said the EU was following the "drastic situation" faced by four Ahwazi activists scheduled for execution: Ghazi Abbasi, Jassim Mughadem Panah, Abdulameer Majdami and Abdulreda Ameer Khanafra.

Ashton said that the EU "will discuss these matters with Iranian counterparts whenever possible and will remind the Iranian authorities of their international obligations under the Covenant of Civil and Political Rights, to which Iran has subscribed."