Jannati’s accession was a blow to arrogant powers: cleric

May 28, 2016

TEHRAN – An interim Tehran Friday prayer leader has hailed the accession of Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati to the chair of the Assembly of Experts as a “blow in the mouth of arrogance”.

Ayatollah Ahmad Khatami also raised the subject of Hajj in the current year, stating that the Saudi government is not qualified to guard the holy places in Mecca and Medina, ISNA reported.

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