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Ahmadinejad’s legal case still open, says Iran judiciary

The Iranian judiciary’s spokesman has said that various charges are still being investigated against former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and other officials in the banking and oil sectors.
Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad visits Imam Ali shrine in Najaf, Iraq, July 19, 2013. REUTERS/Karim Kadim/Pool (IRAQ - Tags: POLITICS) - RTX11RSP
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The spokesman for Iran’s judiciary said that former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s legal cases have not been closed yet. Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejei, who is also the country’s top prosecutor, addressed a number of other sentences and arrests of officials in the banking and oil sector.

At a press conference June 30, in response to a reporter’s question about the court cases for the former president, Mohseni Ejei said, “I have explained this issue before, how this case will be investigated. This case is currently being investigated in court and there has been no sentence and it has not been closed. The manner of the investigation is up to the judge and the law.”

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