Khamenei

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Khamenei

Ayatollah Seyed Ali . born 1940, Iranian political and religious leader: president of Iran (1981--89); leader of the Islamic Republic from 1989
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The Iranian chief nuclear negotiator expressed hope for closer cooperation between his country and the UN nuclear watchdog on these three issues in the future, recalling the fatwa (religious opinion) of Iranian Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei against possession of, and use or threat to use, nuclear weapons.
The source also said that two other Shia Islamic spiritual leaders, Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and Hezbollah leader, Hassan Nasrallah, are also believed to have endorsed the Sadrist move and added that the full withdrawal of all US troops after a security agreement signed between Baghdad and Washington at the end of 2011 was also sought by Nasrallah.
According to Iranian opposition websites, the North Tehran house of reformist politician Mehdi Karroubi was attacked on Wednesday night by "elements of the Basij militia" loyal to Iran's Spiritual Leader Grand Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, smashing windows, throwing stones, and stealing security cameras, reported pan-Arab daily ASHARQ AL AWSAT, Friday.