Top cleric Ayatollah Momen passes away at 81

February 22, 2019

TEHRAN – Ayatollah Mohammad Momen, a member of the Assembly of Experts and the Guardian Council, passed away at the age of 81 in a hospital in Tehran on Thursday after spending the past two months battling with brain hemorrhage and respiratory problems.

In a message on Friday, Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei expressed his condolences over Ayatollah Momen’s demise. 

The Leader hailed Ayatollah Momen as an active figure before and after the Islamic Revolution, saying his demise was a loss for the seminary, Mehr reported.


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