MOSCOW, June 22 (KUNA) -- Russia said Monday it respected the choice of the
Iranian people in selecting a president and considered the unrest taking place
in the Islamic Republic an "internal affair.
"What is happening in Iran which is related to the Presidential Elections
is an internal affair," the foreign ministry said in a statement.
People supporting defeated presidential candidates Mir-Hossein Mosavi and
Mahdi Karroubi have been rioting since the announcement of the results, saying
the outcome was not correct.
Russia called for addressing internal disputes in line with the Iranian
constitution and legislations. (end)
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