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Iran's president tries to assuage anger as protests continue

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi on Tuesday appealed for national unity and tried to allay anger against the country's rulers, even as the anti-government protests that have engulfed the country for weeks continued to spread to universities and high schools.

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi is surrounded by a group of lawmakers after defending his proposed labor minister in a vote of confidence session at the parliament in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2022. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

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