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By Perry Chiaramonte, FoxNews.com

Under fire from a United Nations Human Rights panel, a top Iranian official claims a Christian pastor insulted Islam but denies he faces execution. . . .

Jordan Sekulow, executive director of the American Center for Law and Justice, told FoxNews.com that it was noteworthy Larijani did not mention the rape and extortion charges that Tehran lodged against Nadarkhani amid mounting international pressure following his conviction for apostasy.

“He reads off the charges which are all faith-based, while denying that Nadarkhani received a death sentence for apostasy,” Sekulow said."They are admitting the pastor is being charged for his faith.". . .

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