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Iranian authorities promise to unblock Internet when protests stop

Christian Fernsby |
Iran's government spokesman Ali Rabiei said the Internet will only be unblocked when authorities are sure it will not be misused.

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"The internet will come back gradually in some provinces where there are assurances the internet will not be abused," the AFP cited the spokesman as saying.

Iran's decision to impose petrol price hikes and rationing last Friday sparked the mass protests in the country.

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