4 Clerics Reappointed to Vetting Body

4 Clerics Reappointed to Vetting Body

of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei reappointed three jurisprudents of Islamic law to the Guardians Council. In separate decrees issued on Thursday, Ayatollah Khamenei reappointed Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati, Hojjatoleslam Mohammad Reza Modarresi-Yazdi and Hojjatoleslam Mehdi Shabzendedar to the top vetting body, which is charged with interpreting the Iranian Constitution, supervising elections and approving candidates for presidential, parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections, Tasnim News Agency reported. The council comprises six jurists and six jurisprudents of Islamic law. The law experts are nominated by the judiciary and elected by the parliament and the clerics are appointed by the Leader.


Short URL : http://goo.gl/sGwcB3
  1. http://goo.gl/NUVmdR
  • http://goo.gl/JCED5q
  • http://goo.gl/uwYYbM
  • http://goo.gl/j03Cuc
  • http://goo.gl/7kgNC8

You can also read ...

Vow to Counter US Influence in Kurdish Regions
A senior official said constant cooperation among Iran, Iraq,...
Naval Flotilla Docks at  Sri Lanka Port
Sri Lanka Navy has welcomed the Iranian Navy’s 50th flotilla,...
Haley Would Fail to Dictate Anti-Iran UN Action
A lawmaker said Washington's attempt to rally the support of...
Kuwait Seeks Expansion of Relations
Kuwait’s ambassador to the United Nations says his country...
Zarif to Address Munich Security Conference
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif is scheduled to deliver...
British Prime Minister Theresa May (L) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attend a news conference after talks in Berlin on Feb. 16.
Britain and Germany have reaffirmed their commitment to Iran's...
Judiciary, SNSC to Decide Any Prisoner Swap With US
A senior lawmaker said prisoner swaps between Iran and the US...