The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Bahrain asked its citizens in Iran to leave immediately and not to travel because of the “unstable security situation and strikes” in Iran.
“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Bahrain invites all citizens to refrain from traveling permanently under any circumstances to the Islamic Republic of Iran due to the widespread unrest, unstable security conditions, and the violence in the cities of Iran,” the ministry said in a statement. Very dangerous.”
“The ministry calls upon all Bahraini citizens in Iran to leave immediately with utmost care and caution,” the statement said.
For five days, Iran has been witnessing anti-government demonstrations involving thousands of people and starting from the city of Mashhad, an important religious center in the country, to expand later to the capital Tehran and other Iranian cities to denounce the exorbitant price, corruption and internal and external government policies.
According to official Iranian data, 12 people were killed as a result of clashes between demonstrators and security forces in different cities of the country, but activists in social networking sites say the death toll exceeds the figure announced.
The protesters held banners and signs, including “Death to a Rohani” and “Death to the Dictator”.
The Iranian authorities, including President Rouhani, stressed the right of the people to demonstrate and criticize without departing from the legal framework, calling for calm and joint action with the government to resolve the outstanding problems, while carrying foreign parties described as “enemies” responsibility for the escalation of tension in the country.