Rouhani to address nation on TV

January 22, 2018

TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani is scheduled to appear on TV at 9:00 pm local time (5:30 GMT) on Monday to address the nation.

Rouhani is expected to elaborate on the most important issues, especially the recent riots and the devaluation of national currency against dollar.

The protests, which first started on December 28 in Mashhad, spread to certain other cities in a matter of a few days. The protestors were complaining about unemployment, inflation, and corruption.

MH/PA

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