Jan 5, 2018, 3:36 PM
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Rallies held in Tehran metropolis to denounce riots

Tehran, Jan 5, IRNA - People from all walks of life held rallies in several satellite town on the outskirts of the metropolitan Tehran on Friday to condemn riots and to support the Islamic Republic.

The Friday prayer worshippers in several cities including Shahr-e Ray, Damavand, Shahriar, Pakdasht, and Robat Karim demonstrated to renew their allegiance to the Islamic establishment and to slam the recent violent riots in the country.

The rallies were followed by the anti-riot demonstrations which were held on January 3 nationwide. The demonstrators carried the national flag and banners and condemned the foreign support for the rioters and lawbreakers.

In a number of major cities protests were held against the economic situation and shortcomings after December 28, 2017, but the protests turned violent in some parts due to the provocations orchestrated from outside the country.

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