Iran: The Supreme Leader Intervenes

Jun 15, 2009 | 15:15 GMT



Iranian Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has commanded Iran's Guardian Council to conduct an investigation into the allegations of fraud during the presidential elections from reformist opposition candidates Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi. The Supreme Leader is once again arbitrating between rival factions of the state, but the results of the June 12 presidential election are unlikely to shift in favor of Mousavi.

Iran's highest legislative entity will examine the recent presidential elections for fraud....

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