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Iran downplays recent explosions, accuses US of cyberattacks

A spokesman for the Iranian Foreign Ministry said "limited fires" are typical during the summer months.

A spokesperson for the Iranian Foreign Ministry accused the United States and other foreign governments of orchestrating daily cyberattacks on his country, but implied the governments were not behind the suspicious string of fires targeting Iran’s military, industrial and nuclear sectors. 

During a press conference today, Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said “limited fires” during this time of year were “neither peculiar nor something happening this year alone." 

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