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Iran's Quds Force leader criticizes women without hijabs

Speaking about the protests in Iran for the first time, Esmail Qaani said that 'honorable women' wear headscarves.
Esmail Qaani

Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps Quds Force commander Esmail Qaani has weighed in for the first time on the recent protests in Iran with controversial comments about women who do not wear a hijab.

During a televised speech Tuesday, Qaani attacked the United States for the protests that have entered their fourth month. “You made so much noise in Iran,” Qaani said. “You gathered all of your energy from around the world, to what end?”

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