Iran’s Foreign Ministry strongly condemned a 20-year jail term issued in Belgium against an Iranian diplomat as completely unlawful and a result of the European country's falling under the Mojahedin Khalq Organization (MKO) anti-Iran terrorist cult’s influence.
Amnesty International said Belgium authorities “abandoned” thousands of elderly people who died in nursing homes during the coronavirus pandemic following an investigation published Monday that described the situation as “human rights violations."
Iran’s Embassy in Belgium rejected recent “biased” reports by certain Western media concerning an Iranian diplomat who is illegally in jail in the European country, noting those media outlets are struggling to damage Iran-Europe relations.
Belgium’s Jupiler Pro League, which meets on Monday for the first time since a decision to cancel the rest of this season, is expected to put off formal ratification of that decision, leaving the door open for a possible resumption of the campaign.
Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said the club will not prevent injured forward Eden Hazard from traveling to the Belgium team’s camp next week but urged him not to play in the upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers.