February 24, 2009 Special Dispatch No. 2032

Recent Iran Friday Sermons Ayatollah Khatami: When Mahdi Comes, "Islamic Revival Will Sweep Over Entire World"; Ayatollah Rafsanjani: "Bullying Powers Using Nuclear Issue as Excuse"

February 24, 2009
Iran | Special Dispatch No. 2032

Following are excerpts from two main Tehran Friday sermons at the Tehran University campus. In one, delivered today, Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, who is Iranian Expediency Council chairman, former president, and the main political rival of Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, said that the big powers are using the nuclear issue as an excuse to confront Iran. ...

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