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Interior Ministry disallows demonstrations in front of SSO's

TEHRAN, Iran, December 18, 1999 (IRNA) -- The Interior Ministry issued a statement on Saturday banning any gathering in front of the Social Security Organization.

The statement said that Interior Ministry had not agreed with the request of the High Islamic Labor Councils to stage a gathering in front of the Social Security Organization's representative offices in Tehran and capitals of provinces.

The ministry has stressed in the statement that any gathering in front of the Social Security Organization's representative offices would be illegal.

The national High Islamic Labor Councils Center called for a protest gathering in front of the organization's representative offices to protest the Social Security Organization's move to refuse to paying unemployment benefits to a group of workers.