Iran has joined growing protests in West Asia against plans by a Florida Church.

On Thursday, Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki urged U.S. to guarantee the basic right of American Muslims and prevent the promotion of such offensive acts. He said the idea was a “soft war” masterminded by Israel, Iran's state-run Press TV reported. On Wednesday, Lebanese President Michel Sleiman said this “is a clear contradiction of the teachings of the three Abrahamic religions and of dialogue among the three faiths”, Christianity, Islam and Judaism.

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