Iran denounces McCain’s cigarette joke.

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Iran’s Foreign Ministry has condemned Sen. John McCain’s (R-AZ) joke about “killing” Iranian civilians by getting them addicted to smoking. The ministry’s spokesman, Mohammad Ali Hosseini, said the remarks were “inappropriate” and “regretful.”

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