Austrians blast Vienna’s support of Iranian Embassy event

14.11.2011                      17.Cheschwan. 5772

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Austrians blast Vienna’s support of Iranian Embassy event

Demonstration and a wave of criticism from Austrian-Iranian dissidents and experts follow event sponsorship.

The city of Vienna’s sponsorship of an Iranian embassy event at a local educational center for adults on Saturday sparked a demonstration and a wave of criticism from Austrian-Iranian dissidents and experts on relations between the Alpine state – Austria – and the Islamic Republic of Iran.
In an e-mail to The Jerusalem Post on Friday, Vienna-based expert on Austrian-Iranian relations Dr. Diana Gregor wrote, “This event proves yet again that Austria is not headed towards a change of heart at all – despite the latest IAEA report proving Iran’s nuclear weapons program and its military dimensions and despite all evidence from the UN highlighting the deteriorating human rights situation in Iran.”…