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Tehran Condemns U.S., and E.U. Involvement in Supporting Amini Protestors

In this photo taken by an individual not employed by the Associated Press and obtained by the AP outside Iran, protesters chant slogans during a protest over the death of a woman who was detained by the morality police, in downtown Tehran, Iran, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo, File)
In this photo taken by an individual not employed by the Associated Press and obtained by the AP outside Iran, protesters chant slogans during a protest over the death of a woman who was detained by the morality police, in downtown Tehran, Iran, Sept. 21, 2022. (AP Photo, File)

Tehran on Tuesday clapped back at efforts by the U.S. and the European Union to aid nationwide protests that have swept Iran following the death of 22-year-old Mahsa Amini while in police custody earlier this month.

Thousands of Iranian men and women have taken to the streets for 11 days in more than 150 cities across the country to protest the regime and its restrictive policies, particularly on women, and the White House and EU are doing what they can to help protestors continue by shoring up internet access.

Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Ali Bagheri Kani hit back at the U.S. following its push to circumvent internet blackouts in Iran. 

Over the weekend, the EU also said it would consider all “options at its disposal” to crack down on Tehran.

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