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US virtual embassy website to Iran blocked

12-08-2011 13:45 BJT

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Media in Iran say the government has blocked a web-based embassy provided by the US to Iranians.

The move comes only a day after it was officially launched.

The "Virtual Embassy Tehran" website is said to be an attempt by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to give Iranians a sympathetic view of the US.

But Iranian lawmakers have condemned the launch as a plot against their country.




Editor:Liu Fang |Source: CNTV.CN

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