Foreign hands obvious in recent Iran unrests: Majlis briefing
Tehran, Jan. 7, 2018(IRNA) – Foreign elements have played a role in fanning the fire of recent riots in Iran, it was revealed in a briefing session in Iran's Majlis (parliament) on Sunday.
'Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli briefed the lawmakers on the recent unrests in the country while Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi gave reports on the roots and causes behind them,' Jalal Mirzaei, a member of Iranian parliament told the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA).
'It was emphasized that foreign elements and in particular the United States played a basic role in forming and manipulating the recent unrests,' Mirzaei said.
Another participant in today's briefing session was Iran Police Chief Brigadier General Hossein Ashtari who also briefed the lawmakers on the conditions of those detained during the unrests, as well as their ages, and education.