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Account of Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei not suspended, Twitter clarifies

After reports claimed that Khamenei's social media account was suspended, a clarification was issued by Twitter. Action was only taken against a fake account, it said.

January 22, 2021 / 10:00 PM IST
Source: Reuters

Source: Reuters

Twitter Inc said on Friday it had not suspended the account of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

A Twitter spokeswoman said the @khamenei_site account was suspended for violating the company's platform manipulation and spam policy, specifically the creation of fake accounts.
first published: Jan 22, 2021 09:32 pm