According to Mikrofon news agency (MHA), Michael Richard Pompeo, Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) of the United States of America, has denied CIA’s role in the recent anti-government demonstrations in Iran.
He says America has nothing with the internal affairs of Iran and the recent protests were just because of the economical problems and rising prices in Iran. thousands of Iranians staged demonstrations in Iran with fiery slogans against the Iran’s President and Supreme leader or the country.
More than 20 people were killed during the protests and more than 2 thousand were detained. United States of America has supported the demonstrations. Iran called the demonstrations illegal as the permission was not granted for the gatherings, according to the officials.
Tehran accused America and Israel for provoking people to stand against the government. “Economic situation is not good in Iran and that was the reason that Iranians took to the streets. Iranians started the demonstrations and continued the protests. Iranians decided to separate from the religious regime and to have a better living condition.
CIA has no role in the protests”, said Pompeo on Sunday. Meanwhile Mahmoud Sadeqi, a member of the Iran’s parliament says, according to the intelligence sources there is no evidence to show that foreigners have any kind of role in the recent political unrests in Iran.