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Iran says it has proof that Western states were involved in protests

/ 05:09 PM November 28, 2022
Iran protests

A police motorcycle burns during a protest over the death of Mahsa Amini, a woman who died after being arrested by the Islamic republic’s “morality police”, in Tehran, Iran September 19, 2022. WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

DUBAI — Iran has proof that Western nations were involved in protests that have swept the country, the foreign ministry said on Monday.

The protests, sparked by the death of 22-year-old Kurdish Iranian woman Mahsa Amini after her arrest for “inappropriate attire”, pose one of the strongest challenges to the country’s clerical establishment since the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

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“We have specific information proving that the U.S., Western countries and some of the American allies have had a role in the protests,” ministry spokesman Nasser Kanaani added.

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