Vice President of the United State Mike Pence lamented the state of religious freedom in Iran during a speech in Washington DC on Thursday. Pence attacked the regime in Tehran, saying that the Shia majority were granted rights that other religious groups were unable to enjoy. «The people of the United States of America have a message to the long-suffering people of Iran,» Pence said. «We pray... Еще for you. And we urge you, the good people of Iran, to press on with courage in the cause of freedom and a peaceful future for your people.» Pence was speaking at the State Department's first 'Ministerial to Advance Religious Freedom.'