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Iran cancels Quds Day for second year in a row

The pro-Palestine solidarity event was again canceled as coronavirus cases continue to rise in Iran.
Iranians steps on the US, Israeli and British flag during a parade marking Quds Day, Tehran, Iran, May 31, 2019.

Iranian officials have canceled this year’s Quds Day rallies due to coronavirus concerns. The annual Iranian-led event aimed at opposing Israel was also called off last year.

An official from Iran’s Islamic Propagation Coordination Council said on Tuesday that the annual event is not scheduled to take place due to the COVID-19 situation in the country.

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