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WASHINGTON, D.C. — Iran’s judiciary has reportedly blocked Instagram Live and the voice calls feature from Telegram ahead of the country’s May 19 presidential elections.

“Iran has blocked @ Instagram Live feature 3weeks before elections, after shutting Telegram calls: media.

I can confirm mine isn’t working,” Tehran-based AFP journalist Alan Noorani tweeted:Iran has blocked @Instagram Live feature 3weeks before elections, after shutting Telegram calls: media.

pic.twitter.com/TGBpNqleB5 — Ali Noorani (@ali_noorani_teh) April 28, 2017Telegram CEO Pavel Durov reportedly confirmed that the Iranian government blocked voice calls from his app.

“Telegram didn’t block voice calls in your country, your providers/authorities did that,” Durov said in response to tweets from concerned Telegram users, according to Iran Wire.

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