President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad of Iran criticized the British government for its “savage crackdown” on the rioters in London and other cities. He said UK leaders must pay attention to the needs of their citizens, and grant them more freedom. Meanwhile, Libyan dictator Muammar Qaddafi said that in the wake of the popular uprising, Prime Minister David Cameron had lost all legitimacy, and should step down.
In other news, the U.S. stock market erased yesterday’s gains, and closed down more than 400 points. Investors were said to be particularly concerned about the escalating debt crisis in the Eurozone.
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