Society to prevent enemies’ ill attempts at elections, Iran's Intelligence Minister says
Azerbaijan, Baku, Feb. 8 / Trend S.Isayev, T. Jafarov/
Iranian society must be alert, and prevent enemies' attempts to stage crisis at the elections, Iranian Intelligence Minister Hojjatoleslam Heydar Moslehi said, Fars reported.
"We have legit information that enemies have plans, and therefore that security at the elections must be strengthened," Moslehi said.
The upcoming 9th Majlis (Parliament) elections in Iran are scheduled for March 2.
Moslehi added that social harmony and unity of people will help to provide healthy competition at the elections.
Last month Moslehi announced the arrest of several spies who, in line with the plots of the U.S. government, wanted to disrupt the upcoming elections. Moslehi then noted that the "intelligence apparatus had complete information about the activities of the arrested spies".
The minister pointed out that the detained spies were trying to execute the plots of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) through social networks and cyberspace to disrupt the process of the upcoming elections.
He added that the detainees were in contact with abroad through cyberspace networks, and got arrested after complete information about their espionage activities was obtained.