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Iran slams Norway for reprinting blasphemous cartoons of the Prophet Mohammad (PBUH) in the country's Aftenposten newspaper.

"Such acts are against the sanctity of religious values and are strongly condemned," Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Ramin Mehman-Parast told reporters Wednesday.

Aftenposten reprinted blasphemous caricatures drawn by Danish cartoonist Kurt Westergaard, which were first published by Jyllands-Posten in 2005.


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