Iran may cancel trade with Denmark, other states

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February 4, 2006 18:07




Iran's president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ordered his commerce minister Saturday to study cancelling all trade contracts with European countries whose newspapers have published caricatures of Islam's Prophet Muhammad, the official Islamic Republic News Agency reported. The cartoons have provoked outrage in the Islamic world, partly because most Muslims believe that any depictions of the Prophet Muhammad is forbidden and partly because several drawings portray the prophet as a man of violence. Ahmadinejad said the caricatures showed the "impudence and rudeness" of Western newspapers.


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