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Defending Iranian Woman, Carla Bruni Is Called a 'Prostitute'

September 1, 2010 (5:04 am) GMT
For trying to save the life of a woman charged with adultery, the France's First Lady is targeted by Iranian newspaper which also states that Bruni 'deserves to die'.

The editors of a leading Iranian newspaper have taken aim at France's First Lady -Sarkozy, suggesting she deserves to die for opposing a death sentence ruling. Tehran daily publication Kayhan has published an attack on the French celebrities who are trying to save the life of an Iranian woman charged with adultery - and the writers of the article have singled out former model Bruni-Sarkozy and actress .

In the piece, the star is referred to as a "prostitute" who "deserves to die". The attack comes just days after the French president's wife published an open letter in support of Sakineh Ashtiani, the woman due to be stoned to death.

The publication also called Bruni-Sarkozy "the singer and decadent actress who managed to break (up) the Sarkozy family." But Ramin Mehmanparast, a foreign ministry spokesman, has since told international reporters that "insulting the officials of other countries and using inappropriate words is not approved of by the Islamic Republic of Iran."

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