“This is already a difficult, tense situation: a significant increase in gas prices, of course, added fuel to the fire. But external forces are actively working, so everyone (factors. - RT ) is together, ”RIA Novosti quotes him.

Along with this, he added that so far there are no reports of Russians injured as a result of street protests.

Earlier, the White House supported protests in Iran related to higher gas prices, and condemned the use of force against demonstrators.