2014 års dödsstraff
|Countries with the Most Confirmed Executions in 2014|
|1. China (1,000s *see above)||4. Iraq (61+)|
|2. Iran (289+)||5. United States (35)|
|3. Saudi Arabia (90+)||6. Sudan (23+)|
DEBKAfile March 30, 2016, 2:35 PM (IDT)
Iranian supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said Wednesday at a religious event in Tehran that his country's military needs to continue to boost its capabilities in order to confront the threats of "the enemy" as well as place the country in a better position at future diplomatic negotiations. Referring to his domestic rivals, he added that "they say the future of the world is one of negotiation and not one of missiles....if that is said out of ignorance, well it is ignorance, but if it’s said knowingly, it is treason."