Iran’s Supreme leader stopped to use Telegram
TEHRAN, 18 Jul — RIA Novosti. Iran’s Supreme leader Ali Khamenei and the first Vice President of Iran eshaq Jahangiri abandoned the use of the messenger Telegram, reported on their official Telegram channels.
“To protect national interests and eliminate monopoly Telegram, informportal the office of the messenger Telegram, which is responsible for storing publications, Grand Ayatollah Khamenei, from that moment ceased its activity”, — stated in the message on the Telegram-channel Khamenei.
It is noted that this step is aimed at the rejection of “monopoly Telegram” and the support of the Iranian messengers.
The report also says that the initiative was adopted before came into force the state program of Iran on the prohibition of the use Telegram messenger official institutions of the country. Next, the report deals with three bands of messengers, including Messenger Soroush Gap and iGap, which will now include information about the Supreme leader.
“In the framework of the laws and regulations of the country the first Vice-President from today will no longer publish information on its Telegram channel. Since then, his press releases will be published in the internal messengers of the country, which will be announced in the near future”, — reported in Telegram-channel Jahangiri.
At the same time, several media outlets reported a ban on the use of Telegram government agencies and public institutions, however, informportal Iranian government it is noted that any decisions related to the ban on the activities of the Telegram is not accepted, and members of the government themselves decided to go on messengers.