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Iran honors human rights according to Constitution -- Shahroudi
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posted February 09, 2001 09:25
Tehran, Feb 7, IRNA -- Head of the Judiciary Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi said on Wednesday that the Islamic Republic has successfully managed to safeguard the human rights according to the Islamic Sharia.
In a meeting with Algerian Ambassador to Iran Abdelqader Hajar, he said that the Islamic Republic has institutionalized the Islamic tenets including women's participation in decision making in political cultural and judicial fields.
Elaborating on the provisions of the Constitution concerning the administration of justice, Shahroudi said that the Iranian Constitution has granted independence to the Judiciary and judges and Iran is proud of the independence of its judiciary.
The Judiciary chief said that Iran and Algeria have deep-rooted relations in light of the historical and religious amity between the two nations.
The two nations of Iran and Algeria are free and independent and God-willing, they would develop cordial relations.
Hajar said that Tehran and Algiers enjoy excellent relations and hoped that the two countries would promote political, economic, cultural and commercial cooperation and would exchange views on their judicial systems.
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