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Iran refuses to sign UN resolution stresses girls marriage in 18 years of age

TEHRAN: Iran has refused to sign resolution which is prepared by United Nations UN human rights, which opposes girls marriages in less than 18 years of age.

The Iranian media said that the resolution was presented in human rights committee in last month for opinion vote and the Country opposed the voting.

It is expected that the resolution will also be presented in general assembly for vote.

On the suggestions of few other countries another point was added in the resolution that urges girls will also be provided with sex education and training.

Iran thinks that limiting the age for girl marriages is against the Islamic Shariah and laws and the religion does not impose any age restriction regarding marriage of girl.

The member of Iranian parliament Muhammad Ali Ishphanae has said in his statement that his country will not accept the UN resolution regarding the limiting the age of girls for marriage.