CIA (Criminals in Action) at Work Again Trying to Overthrow Yet Another Gov’t

Iran says it arrested 8 people linked to CIA during unrest – state media

27 Nov, 2019 16:34 / Updated 1 hour agoGet short URL

Iran says it arrested 8 people linked to CIA during unrest – state media

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At least eight individuals with ties to the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) were arrested in Iran during protests over a fuel price hike, the country’s official state news agency IRNA reported.

Those detained “had received CIA-funded training in various countries under the cover of becoming citizen-journalists,” Iran’s Intelligence Ministry said, as cited by the outlet.

Six were reportedly arrested attending street riots while “carrying out CIA orders,” while two others were apprehended as they were trying to “send information abroad.”ALSO ON RT.COMWestern media excited about ‘new Iran revolution’, but polls tell a different story about protests

They had all received orders to attend protests and prepare reports, “especially videos,” the intelligence agency said.Iran’s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei earlier blamed the protests on a “grave, extensive and very dangerous conspiracy” by the US to sow discord in Iran.

Khamenei released a statement Wednesday thanking the Iranian people for quashing the chaos, after pro-government demonstrations popped up to counter the protests over the fuel price rise.

Western politicians and media attempted to seize on the news of demonstrations, hoping that there may be a “revolution” in the works, but the situation has largely calmed down over the past days.ALSO ON RT.COMIran has quashed ‘extensive & very dangerous conspiracy’ perpetrated by foreign enemies, Khamenei says

While the demonstrations were mostly peaceful, some mobs of rioters torched banks and stores, attacked police stations and even killed security officials. The number of protesters killed in clashes with law enforcement was not released, though some unconfirmed Western estimates said scores perished.

The Iranian government has stood by its fuel price hike, however, saying that it intends to use the extra money on cash handouts and subsidies for poor citizens. Iran is facing a budget deficit due to decreased flow of petrodollars after the US unilaterally withdrew from the 2015 nuclear deal and imposed punishing economic sanctions on the country, urging others to follow suit, and even threatening by no compliance.

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Comment: This is what criminal CIA does besides creating MKUltra Assassins by torturing children with sexual abuse to death sometimes and covering their criminal activities up. We are the most hated country around thanks to the CIA which only answers to the Satanic Anglo-Dutch Empire which includes Rothschilds/ZIONISTS!

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