Iranian minister urges Twitter access for journalists

October 30, 2017

TEHRAN – Minister of communication and information technology on Sunday called on responsible organizations to provide journalists in the country with access to Twitter.

Mohammad Javad Azari Jahromi made the remarks in the annual Tehran press exhibition, Trend news agency reported.

He said the Ministry of Islamic Culture and Guidance should facilitate journalists’ access to Twitter.

The Taskforce to Determine Instances of Criminal Content will give journalists unscreened access to the internet, the minister added.

MH/PA

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