G8 countries urge end of violence in Iran

TRIESTE, Italy The officials gathering in Trieste have worked to smooth over differences among themselves and address Iran's violent crackdown on protesters following disputed elections.

Italian Foreign Minister Franco Frattini said Friday that "we are very worried over these events" and that "we have underlined the need that violence cease immediately."

Frattini said G-8 officials deplored the violence and invited Iran to seek a peaceful solution. He stressed the group did not want to get into "electoral procedures" and interfere with Iran's internal affairs.

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