‘50% of Iranians are living in severe poverty’

According to Mikrofonnews Agency (MHA), a member of Iran’s parliament says about 50 percent of Iran’s population live in a severe poverty and this is an alarming number.

Iran which has a crashing economy is accused of sending millions of dollar to provide support for Shia militants in the Middle East and Taliban in Afghanistan.

Iran’s government which is facing a serious economic crisis in the recent month is criticized inside and outside for wasting large amounts of money in providing support for terrorist groups.

Experts warn that Iran will face more challenges once the US sanctions start practically in November. Dozens of people staged demonstrations in Iran recently to protest rising prices and unemployment in the country.