Iran's supreme leader warns western countries (UPDATED)
Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei warned leaders of western countries in connection with recent events in Iran, ILNA agency said.
"We would like to tell that this interference will affect future relations between Iran and western countries taking into account interference of these nations by actions and words," Khamenei said.
Several leaders of western countries interfered in Iran's domestic affairs on the level of presidents, prime-ministers, foreign ministers. But later they denied interference of their countries in Iran's domestic policy. Interfering in Iran's domestic affairs, they pursued goal to cause split inside Iran, he said.
"Western nations must be careful while expressing opinions and committing actions as Iran's people can negatively react on this regards," Khamenei said.
Strong opposition disorders occurred in Tehran after announcing of results of presidential elections held On June 12. Iran's current president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad won elections. According to Iran's central election committee, Ahmadinejad got 66 percent of votes. One of lost candidates - reformer Mir Hossein Mousavi accused authority of falsification of voting results and called people for actions of protest. According to official information, roughly 20 people died during clashes. According to unofficial information, roughly 150 people died. Roughly 1,032 demonstrators were arrested. Most of them were released.
Iran's government accused western nations, especially Great Britain, of intended escalation of tension in Iran, initiating disorders and interference in Iran's domestic affairs after presidential election of June 12.