Several foreigners arrested during unrest: Iran

Last Updated: Monday, January 4, 2010 - 16:36

Tehran: Iran said on Monday several foreign citizens were arrested during clashes between opposition supporters and security forces during a religious festival last month, state television reported.
"Several foreigners are among those who were arrested on the day of Ashura...they were leading a psychological war against the system.”
“They entered Iran two days before Ashura," Intelligence Minister Heidar Moslehi told state TV, without elaborating on the foreigners` nationality.

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First Published: Monday, January 4, 2010 - 16:36

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