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    Pavel Durov, the creator of Telegram messenger said that Telegram traffic is partly limited in Saudi Arabia.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The work of a popular messenger, Telegram, is currently limited in Saudi Arabia, the creator of the application said on Sunday.

    Earlier in the day, reports emerged in the social media that downloading on Telegram is "super slow" in Saudi Arabia.

    "I confirm, Telegram traffic is partly limited in Saudi Arabia since yesterday evening. The reasons are unknown," Pavel Durov said via Twitter.

    ​Telegram is a free messaging application founded in 2013. In September 2015, the application had 60 million active users worldwide and delivered 12 billion daily messages.


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