EU follows protests in Iran

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The EU pushed Iran on Monday to guarantee the right to protest as authorities have moved to crack down on days of unrest across the nation, Daily Mail reports.

Protests broke out Thursday and have quickly grown to become the biggest test for the regime since mass demonstrations in 2009.

"We have been in touch with the Iranian authorities and we expect that the right to peaceful demonstration and freedom of expression will be guaranteed," a spokeswoman for the bloc's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said in a statement.

"We will continue to monitor developments," the spokeswoman added.