The Presidency urged the Government of the Islamic Republic of Iran to fully comply with its commitments under international human rights conventions, in particular the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights and the Convention on the Rights of the Child that it has both signed and ratified. The Presidency asked Iranian Chargi d’Affaires to convey the expression of concern to the responsible authorities in Iran and to inform the Presidency about their response.
In his reply the Iranian Chargi d’Affaires promised to deliver this appeal to the Ministry of Foreign Affaires of the Islamic Republic of Iran. At the close of the convocation, the Presidency informed Iranian Chargi d’Affaires about issuing the Declaration by the Presidency on behalf of the European Union on the trial with seven Baha’i leaders in Iran. The Presidency stressed its opposition to all forms of discrimination and persecution, especially based on religious belief.