Tehran 0
15 March 2021

The U.S. National Intelligence Council declassified a report, “assess[ing] that Iran carried out a multi-pronged covert influence campaign intended to undercut former President Trump's reelection prospects — though without directly promoting his rivals — undermine public confidence in the electoral process and U.S. institutions, and sow division and exacerbate societal tensions in the U.S.”. “We have high confidence in this assessment”, it added. “We assess that Supreme Leader Khamenei authorised the campaign and Iran’s military and intelligence services implemented it using overt and covert messaging and cyber operations”.

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