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Israeli minister encourages Iranian anti-govt protests

But Intelligence Minister Israel Katz adds it is Israeli policy not to get involved in Teheran's internal affairs

An image grab from a video released by Iran's Mehr News agency reportedly showing a group of men pulling at a fence on a street in Teheran. State television reported on Monday that 10 people were killed during street protests over corruption and joblessness on Sunday.

"If the people succeed in achieving freedom and democracy, many of the threats to Israel and the entire region today will disappear." - Israel Katz, Israeli Intelligence Minister.


ISRAEL'S intelligence minister on Monday voiced encouragement for Iranian anti-government protesters but added that Israeli policy was not to get involved in Teheran's internal affairs.

Four days of demonstrations in Iran have posed the boldest challenge to its clerical...