The head of Iran explained what caused the protests in the country
MOSCOW, 1 Jan — RIA Novosti. Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said that the protests caused by internal problems in the country, and incitement by other countries, reported by the local agencies Mehr and Fars.
In large cities of Iran including Tehran, Mashhad, Isfahan, and Rasht, from December 28 to pass mass actions of social protest. Earlier, the authorities announced that the city of Dorud during demonstrations two people were killed, noting that “security forces did not open fire on protesters”. Later the number of victims of the protests has risen to four.
“Not all the people on the streets — those who direct the foreigners, there are those who protest in connection with your own feelings and problems,” said Rouhani, quoted by the Mehr Agency.
He added that the situation needs to use in order to “find the root causes of problems.”
Rouhani also said that some countries, in particular Saudi Arabia, were trying to “provoke unrest” in Iran, according to Fars news Agency. “The Saudis openly stated that they will create problems in Tehran,” the President said.
According to him, “enemies of Iran angered his triumph, success and progress.”