However, because of the difficult political situation, it is not a good idea to go looking for a wife in Tehran or Mashhad unless you are part of the culture.
So what are you to do if you are looking for a beautiful Persian model for marriage?
Oh wait, they already did: We Chat, a popular smartphone chatting app was blocked last month, the latest in a long list of social media tools, like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, that Iranians are unable to access without the use of proxy servers. Khamenei, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and his voluble Foreign Minster Javad Zarif are active Twitter and Facebook users.
Perhaps they should all be more careful about responding to their unrelated female followers.
and the exiled opposition group People’s Mojahedin Organization of Iran website — not exactly unbiased sources on Iranian affairs — say he has.
The “ban” is sourced to a response the religious leader gave to a question submitted to his website by a conflicted follower.
“Given the immorality that often applies to this, it is not permitted,” Khamenei answered.
Imagine, then, being banned from talking to all of these men. The Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has just issued a fatwa banning unrelated men and women chatting online.
‘Given the immorality that often applies to this, it’s not permitted,’ he said.