Iran's Khamenei says Macron's support for Prophet cartoons 'stupid act'

Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on Wednesday called the French president’s defence of cartoons depicting the Prophet Mohammed a “stupid act” and an “insult” to those who voted for him.”Ask your president why he supports insulting God’s messenger in the name of freedom of expression. Does freedom of expression mean insulting, especially a sacred personage?” Khamenei said in a message to “French youth” on his official website.”Isn’t this stupid act an insult to the reason of the people who elected him?” he added.French President Emmanuel Macron has strongly defended secular values a…

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