Jan 3, 2018, 4:28 PM
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MP: Telegram, Instagram filtering is temporary

Tehran, Jan 3, IRNA – Filtering on Telegram and Instagram social networks is temporary, Member of Iranian Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission said.

Alireza Rahimi made the remarks Wednesday in a Telegram message while elaborating on a Monday meeting of Parliament's National Security and Foreign Policy Commission.

“The meeting aimed at evaluating cyber sector, internal and external provocations, US position and Saudi Arabia provocative moves, national media approach towards recent incidents and also future developments,” he said.

“The filtering of the two mentioned social networks is likely to be removed on Friday,” he added.

A number of the 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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