Leader Extends Condolences

Leader Extends CondolencesLeader Extends Condolences

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei issued a message on Sunday, offering condolences on the death of Sadeq Tabatabaei.   Born in 1943, Tabatabaei was an Iranian writer, journalist, TV host, university professor at the University of Tehran and politician who served as deputy prime minister from 1979 to 1980, deputy interior minister, and ambassador to Germany from 1982 to 1986. He died on Saturday of lung cancer in Dusseldorf, Germany where he had resided for the last six months.