Dubai, United Arab Emirates (CNN) – In his first comment on the case of the poisoning of dozens of schoolgirls in Iran, Iranian President Ibrahim Raisi accused what he described as the “enemy” of working to “sow despair” among the Iranian people by raising this issue, According to what was reported by the Iranian news agency (IRNA).
In his speech to the people of the town of Khormoj in Bushehr province, in the south of the country, Raisi announced that he “issued special directives to the ministers of security and interior to uncover and hold accountable those behind these actions,” according to (IRNA).
And the Iranian president claimed that what he called “(the enemy) is trying, by disturbing security in various fields, to stir up riots in Iran,” explaining, “The (enemy) has failed so far, thanks to the people’s presence in the arena and their confrontation with their plans, including the combined war to stop the wheel of progress.” in the country,” he said.
The Iranian president said that the slogan “We Can” was not only achieved at the military and security levels, but rather included all fields, and the people’s will is embodied in all arenas to achieve independence and self-sufficiency, according to IRNA.
The Iranian president also referred to the marches for the “anniversary of the victory of the Islamic Revolution” last February, explaining that “the honorable presence of Iranians in cities, villages and rural areas thwarted the plans of what he described as” the enemy “again, as he put it.
According to (IRNA), “Many female students in girls’ schools in Iran, about 3 months ago, were exposed to suspicious cases of poisoning.” She explained that the poisoning cases started in schools in the city of Qom, south of Tehran, and then moved to other cities in the country, including the capital, Tehran.
And (IRNA) claimed in a report, on Monday evening, that the head of the Iranian opposition Mujahedin Khalq Group in exile, Maryam Rajavi, was the first to announce, several weeks ago, the arrival of poisoning cases in Tehran.