Senior cleric passes away in hospital

Mahdavi kani
Mahdavi kani

Ayatollah Mahdavi Kani, the chairman of the Assembly of Experts in a coma since early June, has passed away.

Senior Iranian cleric Ayatollah Mohammadreza Mahdavi Kani passed away in a Tehran hospital on Tuesday.
Ayatollah Kani was the chairman of the Assembly of Experts since March 8, 2011.

He was hospitalized on June 4 for heart problems. The 83-year-old cleric had since been in a coma.

Emad Askarieh has worked as a journalist since 2002. The main focus of his work is foreign policy and world diplomacy. He started his career at Iran Front Page Media Group, and is currently serving as the World Editor and the Vice-President for Executive Affairs at the Iran Front Page (IFP) news website.


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