Iranian Supreme Leader's comments on protests to be released soon - Tasnim

FILE PHOTO: Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers a televised speech in Tehran, Iran, January 8, 2021. Official Khamenei Website/Handout via REUTERS//File Photo

DUBAI (Reuters) - Comments from Iran's Supreme Leader on nationwide protests over the death in custody of a young woman will be released soon, the semi-official Tasnim news agency reported on Monday.

"Comments of Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on the behind the scenes of recent events and the oppression suffered by the Iranian nation will be released soon," Tasnim said.

Khamenei, who acts as the supreme commander of armed forces, attended a graduation ceremony of armed forces this morning.

(Reporting by Dubai Newsroom; Editing by Toby Chopra)

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