Jan 3, 2018, 2:08 PM
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Culture minister praises media role in recent Iran unrests

Tehran, Jan 3, IRNA – Iran minister of Culture and Islamic Guidance, appreciatng the Iranian medai for the role they played in recent Iran unrests, saying that the media did their duty well regarding the events.

'Media as the fifth pillar of social life plays a leading role in controlling the critical conditions,' Abbas Salehi-Amiri told reporters after the cabinet session held in the Iranian capital this morning.

'We are in a condition that security is considered to be an advantage of our society,' said the minister, adding, many are trying to turn this advantage into a threat.

A number of Iranian cities were the scenes of unrests in recent days. The protests against rising prices and economic situation turned into sporadic violence in some places.

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