Former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has publicly stated that the assembly of experts, a group of influential Iranian clerics, is examining the succession issue, according to the Guardian.
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"The talks proved that the Western side is (not interested) in interaction and they are not honest. They have based their policy on bullying alone," Rafsanjani was quoted by several Iranian dailies.
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