Media reported about the arrest of former President of Iran for the support of street protests
Iranian authorities have arrested former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for what he supported and incited street protests that began in late December. About this newspaper The Times of Israel, citing the Arabic newspaper Al-Quds Al-Arabi.
The newspaper’s sources in Tehran said Mr Ahmadinejad in late December visited the city of Bushehr. During the meeting with the residents of this city, he said that the ruling Iranian leaders live in isolation from the problems of ordinary people. He accused the government of President Hassan Rouhani in the inability to professionally run the country. According to sources, these statements by Mahmoud Ahmadinejad provoked house arrest policy.
In Iran 28 Dec began anti-government demonstrations against the rise in food prices. During the demonstrations killed more than 20 people. Hundreds of people were detained. The US President Donald trump said that Iran will have support when the time is right.