Urmia (IP) - Referring to Saddam's war crimes with Western countries' cooperation in the field of chemical bombings, Iran's judiciary chief said that western countries are the world's main defendants in the human rights court.

Iran PressIran news: On Thursday, Seyyed Ibrahim Raisi met with the families of Sardasht chemical attack victims in Urmia, saying: "The lawsuit in the Sardasht incident should not be forgotten, and Saddam's supporters, especially the Europeans who provided him with various bombs, should be condemned."

He added: "Today, we have such a stance that we can claim human rights, and the West is accused of brutally killing the people in Sardasht, other parts of Iran, and even the Iraqi Kurdistan region with chemical weapons.

The border town of Sardasht, the first city to be the victim of chemical weapons attacks in the world, was targeted by chemical bombing by Saddam Hussein's planes on June 28, 1987.

In this horrific chemical attack, 119 people were martyred and 5,000 others injured.

The border town of Sardasht, with a population of 120,000, is located in the south of the Iranian West Azerbaijan province and shares a 100-kilometer border with Iraq.


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