Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani criticized the European parliamentary delegation for meeting two 2009 presidential election opposition activists.
"The thievish meeting by the parliamentary delegation was a disgraceful act,” he said, adding "It was not on par with the European Parliament’s status.”
Larijani further said "If they had intended to meet people they must have given their schedule. Then the Iranian side might have or have not accepted it. But to make thievish, clandestine meetings during an official trip was an undiplomatic act.”
Larijani maintained that the European delegation’s visit to Iran had been arranged with no preconditions.