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Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Khamenei puts a ban on Ramadan prayers

Ayatollah Khamenei

Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei has said that because of the outbreak of the Coronavirus, religious worship may be restricted in the holy month of Ramadan for Muslims.

Iran’s Supreme Leader made the statement at a time when religious practices were already banned in almost all Islamic countries, including Iran, due to the Coronavirus.

Western countries, including Islamic countries, have also banned religious worship by shutting down the churches, and it is thought that the process will continue for another two and a half months.

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Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei pointed out in his TV address on April 9 that collective worship could be banned during the month of Ramadan because of the outbreak.

According to news agency Associated Press (AP), Ayatollah Khamenei addressed the nation on TV on April 9, saying that because of the outbreak of Corona, worship could also be banned in Ramadan.

It is believed that Iran is the largest country affected by the Coronavirus in Islamic countries, by April 10, the number of people infected had increased to more than 66,000 while the death toll there had increased to over 4,000.

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