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Rouhani Slams Officials' 'Vow of Silence' in Face of Protests

◢ Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said Saturday that officials were failing to respond effectively to mounting popular protests, in part because they are being threatened by unnamed behind-the-scenes forces. In a wide-ranging speech carried on state television, Rouhani said officials were failing to respond and appeared to have taken "a vow of silence."