Substitute Friday Prayers Leader of Tehran Hojjatoleslam Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said here Friday that Iran has deep democratic roots, being based on both a school of thought and the ideals of people.Also from IRNA: "Holy Prophet (PBUH) maritime wargame kicks off"
Addressing thousands of worshipers at Tehran University, Hojatoleslam Rafsanjani listed Iran's "fourteen great opportunities and worthy capital", including the "unique political structure of Iran", expressing regret that such a gem has not been properly introduced to the world due to foreign intrigues.
Rafsanjani meanwhile admitted that the country's political system itself, too, has failed in properly introducing its positive points to the international community.
Friday, March 31, 2006
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