© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Protesters shout slogans throughout an indication following the dying of Mahsa Amini in Iran, in Istanbul, Turkey, October 2, 2022. REUTERS/Dilara Senkaya
DUBAI (Reuters) -Overseas guests to Iran ought to respect the Islamic Republic’s legal guidelines, its overseas ministry spokesman mentioned on Monday, as protests proceed over a girl’s dying in police custody that Tehran has blamed on “overseas enemies”.
Final month, Iran mentioned it had arrested 9 European nationals for his or her function within the unrest over Mahsa Amini’s dying.
“Iran is a secure nation… We count on foreigners who go to Iran for tourism and enterprise … functions to respect our legal guidelines,” overseas ministry spokesman Nasser Kaanani advised a televised information convention.
Anti-government demonstrations that erupted on Sept. 17 at Amini’s hometown of Saqez, have became the most important problem to Iran’s clerical leaders in years, with many calling for the downfall of Supreme Chief Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
The nationwide protests have obtained large worldwide help, prompting Tehran to lash out at its critics by accusing the USA and Israel of exploiting the unrest to attempt to destabilise the Islamic Republic.