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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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A handout picture provided by the office of Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on August 13, 2019 shows him (R) meeting with Mohammed Abdul-Salam (2nd-L), spokesman for Yemen's Huthi rebels, during their meeting at Khamenei's residence in the capital Tehran.
(https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/06/trump-imposes-sanctions-iran-targets-supreme-leader-190624161044665.html) Trump said Khamenei and his associates are ultimately responsible for what Trump brands as "the hostile conduct of the regime".
In his decree on Sunday, Ayatollah Khamenei stated that the installation was made in view of Salami's commitment and valuable work experience in macro management and different posts in the IRGC.
Every year, Iranian Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei delivers a few speeches, with the annual address in Mashhad, a city in northeast Iran, considered to be the most important.
The publication of Khamenei's speech eight months after the fact showed that while President Hassan Rouhani was trying to save the nuclear deal with European powers, who remained committed despite the US exit, Khamenei was not optimistic.The Europeans would naturally say they are protecting Iranian interests with their package but the Iranian government "should not make this a main issue", Khamenei, an anti-Western hardliner, was quoted as saying by his official website.
"Displaying a wrong, negative and disappointing image of the situation in Iran is the most important agenda of enemies today but thanks God, the real image of the country in general is contrary to the image shown by the arrogant powers," Ayatollah Khamenei said, addressing the prominent Iranian academics and elites in Tehran on Wednesday.
He owes his prominence to Supreme Leader Khamenei, who is said to suffer from a malignant cancer - meaning he is close to death.
Khamenei met speakers of the parliaments and delegations participating in the 13th Session of the Parliamentary Union of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Conference in Tehran on Tuesday.
Hours earlier, Khamenei accused Iran's foes of fomenting the unrest.
Khamenei even went so far as to draw an analogy between Rouhani's position and that of Abholhassan Bani Sadr, who served as the first president of the Islamic Republic but was forced into exile after a one-year tenure, indicating an obvious threat to Rouhani should he fail to follow Khamenei's guidance.
Summary: Tehran [Iran], August 17 (ANI):Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei has advised the United States to get its own house in order in connection with tragic events in Charlottesville before meddling in the affairs of other countries.