Iranian authorities have opened a criminal case against the Creator of a social network Telegram Russian Pavel Durov, RIA Novosti reported with reference to Iranian news Agency ISNA.
According to the statement the Prosecutor General of Iran Abbas Jafari Dolatabadi, the criminal case against Durov was instituted in connection with the popularity of Telegram among the militants of the «Islamic state».
In addition, the attorney General argues that Telegram provides services to the drug traffickers and human beings.
Pavel Durov wrote in his Twitter that, in his view, the real reason of excitation of criminal case against him lies in something else, because Telegram «actively blocked in Iran, terrorist or pornographic content».
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