Iran president denounces aide's disqualification from election
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad plans to ask Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to intervene. Ex-President Ali Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, also disqualified, won't appeal. TEHRAN — Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Wednesday denounced as unjust the supervisory electoral body's disqualification of his top aide from next month's presidential poll and said he plans to appeal to the nation's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
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DUBAI - President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Wednesday he would ask Iran's supreme leader to reverse a ban preventing his aide from running in next month's presidential poll, a test of stability after the violent trauma of the 2009 vote.
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