Published: Tuesday, 11 April 2017 15:50
By INU Staff
INU - On Friday, an article looking back on the deaths of three prominent Iranian clerics and speculating on how they would affect President Hassan Rouhani’s bid for reelection this May was published in Al Monitor. The three individuals, Ayatollahs Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Abbas Vaez Tabasi and Abdolkarim Mousavi Ardebili were reportedly his main supporters in the clerical establishment, and if not for their deaths during the previous Iranian year they might have been helpful bulwarks against the rising tide of criticism that he faces from the hardline faction of Iranian politics.
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