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Accounts current President of the USA of Donald trump in social networks Facebook and Instagram will remain blocked for at least another two weeks, said the founder of Facebook, mark Zuckerberg, reports RIA Novosti.
“We believe that the risk, if we allow the President to continue to use our services during this period (before the inauguration of Joseph Biden – ed.), just too large. Therefore, we extend the blocking of his accounts on Facebook and Instagram for an indefinite period, at least for the next two weeks, until the peaceful transfer of power,” wrote Zuckerberg on his page in Facebook.
He noted that the use of social networks to provoke rebellion against the democratically elected government unacceptable.
Earlier, the US Congress amid held in the Capitol riots approved the election of Joe Biden as the President.
Biden has received more than 270 approved by Congress of the electoral votes. Statement of votes finally closes constitutional opportunity for any questioning of the results of the presidential elections.
The discussion took place against the backdrop of protests in Washington, during which supporters of President Donald trump broke into the Capitol. They oppose certification by the U.S. Congress election victory President Joe Biden. Riots broke out and the police had to use tear gas against protesters and weapons.
The clashes near the building of the U.S. Congress killed four people. One of the victims is killed one by a shot from a firearm. We are talking about a female veteran of the U.S. air force. Another three people died during the riots from causes not related to violence.
In addition, the local newspaper informed the police about the discovery of several explosive devices in downtown Washington. Two bombs were defused by police officers.