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Ayatollah Khamenei blames "enemies of Iran" for protests

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei issued his first public comments Tuesday on the unrest currently gripping Iran, blaming foreign "enemies of Iran" — especially "intelligence services" — for the protests.

More to come: Khamenei added that he'd have "something to say" when the "time is right" after a night of continued unrest that saw nine more die across Iran, including a member of the nation's paramilitary Revolutionary Guard, per the AP.

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