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Confrontation

 

(Russian, konfrontatsiid), opposition, antagonism (between social systems, class interests, ideological-political principles); clash.


Confrontation

 

in criminal legal procedure, the simultaneous interrogation (in the presence of one another) of two previously interrogated persons in whose testimony there are substantial contradictions. A confrontation is carried out to elucidate the reasons for such contradictions and to eliminate the contradictions, as well as to obtain additional information that will help evaluate the correctness of the testimony.

According to Soviet law the accused, suspects, witnesses, and victims (in any combination) may be interrogated in a confrontation situation. Before the confrontation, the persons involved are asked if they know one another and what relation they have to each other. Then it is proposed that they give testimony concerning the circumstances about which contradictions existed in earlier testimony. Each of the persons being interrogated may be asked questions, and they themselves, with the permission of the person conducting the confrontation, may question each other. Testimony given during a confrontation is recorded in the order in which it is given. Each participant in the confrontation signs his own testimony as a whole and each page separately.

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"The European Union will face an appropriate and firm response from Iran should it pursues the policy of imposing sanctions," Deputy Foreign Minister for European Affairs Ali Ahani said in a meeting with Germany's State Secretary of the Federal Foreign Office, Wolf-Ruthart Born in Berlin on Thursday.During the meeting, Ahani warned that confrontational policies will bear no fruit, and stated, "The policy of imposing sanctions on Iran over its nuclear program will not help to settle the disputes but will inflict the most damage to the European firms."He dismissed the dual-track policy of diplomacy and sanctions as "deceitful and useless" and urged the European countries to end their confrontational approach towards Iran.
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