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UK must sanction Iran over Salman Rushdie stabbing, says Rishi Sunak
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UK must sanction Iran over Salman Rushdie stabbing, says Rishi Sunak

UK Prime Minister hopeful and Conservative party leadership contender Rishi Sunak has called for sanctions on Iran over the stabbing of author Salman Rushdie in the US. Rushdie, who faced death threats over his book 'The Satanic Verses', was stabbed on stage in Western New York state on Friday. A number of world leaders including US President Joe Biden and UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson condemned the incident. "If the attack on Salman Rushdie is an operation by Iran, it shows our power. ...If the attacker has done it under the influence of Iran, it proves the success of our Islamic revolution," Rishi was quoted as saying by...