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Iranian telecoms minister says Telegram ban will be circumvented

Wednesday 2 May 2018 | 09:37 CET | News
Iran's telecoms minister has said it is "impossible to block citizens' access to information", a day after the conservative-dominated judiciary banned the Telegram messaging app, reports Arab News. Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi's comments on Twitter highlighted differences of opinion between the government of reformist President Hassan Rouhani and ultra-conservatives, who control the judiciary and security services. 

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Telegram
Countries: Iran (Islamic Republic of)
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