Skip to comments.Iranian Parliament Ordered to Abandon Ahmadinejad Probe
Posted on 11/22/2012 4:05:13 PM PST by Eleutheria5
The Iranian parliament has been ordered to drop its probe of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Iranian state news agency IRNA reported Wednesday.
The country's "Supreme Leader," Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, allegedly expressed concern Iran's enemies would benefit from the interrogation.
Khamenei himself initiated the probe, carried out by his own supporters in the parliament. For the first time in Iranian presidential history, Ahmadinejad was summoned for questioning by the legislative body in March of this year.
However, this week Khamenei said, We demand that the respected representatives not continue with the probe over the economic crisis and the nosedive in the value of the rial. He termed the questioning to be what the enemy seeks -- a reference to Western nations.
The economic crisis has resulted to a great extent from the severe sanctions imposed by the international community in its attempt to force Tehran to halt its nuclear development activities.
Iran has ignored the pressure and continues to enrich uranium, having already reached the 20 percent enrichment mark at which crude weapons-grade nuclear fuel can be produced. It is now attempting to move beyond that level. .....
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It would appear Amadinijhad has something on the old
man, that is the only reason that would stop this.
They are worried about the instability created by an idiot reelected to the US Presidency.
Jimmy Carter, the gift that keeps on giving!
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, allegedly expressed concern Iran's enemies would benefit from the interrogation. Khamenei himself initiated the probe, carried out by his own supporters in the parliament.Not surprising -- Khamenei got Ahmedeadman back under rein, and can reactivate the probe at any time if needed.