US President Donald Trump urged Iran to allow protests that began on Saturday in Tehran over a Ukrainian plane crash, warning that there should be no "massacres" or "Internet cuts."
"The government of Iran must allow human rights groups to monitor and report on the protests of the Iranian people. There can be no other massacre of peaceful protesters, nor an Internet hack. The world is watching you," he wrote Saturday. the US President in his official Twitter account.
Donald Trump referred to the November protests, which had in their origin the rise in the price of gasoline and led to demonstrations against the Tehran regime, during which at least 304 people were killed and thousands injured, according to Amnesty International. .
To reduce the organization of the protests, the Iranian government blocked access to the Internet for six days.
In another Twitter post, Donald Trump expressed his support for Saturday's protests in Tehran, where hundreds shouted slogans against the Islamic Republic system and the Revolutionary Guard of Iran over the mistake of a Ukrainian civilian plane crashing .
Protesters initially gathered outside the Amir Kabir University of Technology in the Iranian capital to light candles in honor of the victims.
The vigil then degenerated into a protest against the Iranian authorities.
Iran's President Hassan Rohani has vowed to "bring to justice" those responsible for inadvertently killing the Ukrainian civilian plane with an Iranian missile, a promise made during a telephone conversation with President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskiy.
Iran on Saturday admitted responsibility for the downfall of the Ukraine International Airlines (UIA) aircraft last Wednesday and reported that the Ukrainian civilian plane had been inadvertently shot down by the Iranian military who mistook it for a cruise missile due to the state. warned by the recent escalation of tension between Washington and Tehran.
In reaction to Iranian recognition, the President of Ukraine demanded on Saturday morning the punishment of those responsible for the slaughter and the payment of compensation by Iran.
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