An archive of news and views about the late Iranian ex-president, Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
Chairman of Iran’s Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani says the export of oil products should be increased.
Former Iranian president Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani says Tehran has never cut its diplomatic ties with the US, and has always shown goodwill despite the US pressure.
The top councilor criticized those who view interaction with the rest of the world as humiliating, urging them to stop shouting slogans that interfere with the country's progress.
Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani has hailed the tireless efforts by the Iranian negotiating team.
The Expediency Council chairman says that a tough year lies ahead for Iran if nuclear talks break down and sanctions remain in place.
Expediency Council Chairman Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani elaborates on ties between Iran and Saudi Arabia.
Chairman of the Expediency Council Hashemi Rafsanjani compares the problems and performance of his government and President Rouhani's.
Tasnim News Agency dismisses Rafsanjani's claim about disclosure of nuclear secrets by MPs, arguing nobody knows any details of the talks to uncover them.
Ayatollah Hashemi Rafsanjani says that public participation is a great boon for Iran to forge ahead with its efforts to promote sustainable development.
Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has said that those involved in partisan activities should not overlook ethics in political rivalries.
The Expediency Council chairman says the issues between Iran and Saudi Arabia should be addressed and the two countries should return to where they were.
Chairman of the Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani says that awareness portrays a bright future for societies at a time when ignorance is a tool at the hands of rulers to suppress grassroots uprisings.
Ayatollah Rafsanjani says if individuals he deems unfit run for chairman of the Assembly of Experts, he would field his candidacy for the top job too.
The chairman of the Expediency Council says the decisions of the council are meant to serve the interests of the country.
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Chairman of the Expediency Council Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said on Monday that all should do their best to adopt a new yardstick to promote cooperation among the Muslim World as disputes will result in insecurity in the region and spoil facilities of Islamic states.
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