Tehran (IP) - Iran's President has ordered his Instagram account to be deactivated and closed.

The Public Relations Office of the Presidential Office announced on Thursday night that Ebrahim Raisi had ordered his Instagram page to be deactivated.

The Public Relations Office manager of the president's office in a tweet on Thursday night wrote, "Despite the enlightenment of public opinion regarding the process of receiving the blue tick of Dr. Raisi's page on Instagram in order to recognize the authenticity, someones are still busy creating false scenarios."

"Following the recent riots and restrictions imposed by security apparatus on the Instagram platform, Dr. Raisi directed relevant officials to stop the activity of the page attributed to hIm, and since then, no content has been uploaded."