Few tilts seen from Iran with new president

Few tilts seen from Iran with new president

WASHINGTON, June 14 (UPI) -- Iran's Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei matters more in terms of foreign policy than the next Iranian president, a U.S. expert on Iran said Friday.

Iranians vote Friday for next president

TEHRAN, June 13 (UPI) -- Iranians vote Friday to choose a successor to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as the country's president.

Iran's ruling cleric praises debate spirit

TEHRAN, June 12 (UPI) -- Debates between the eight candidates running for president in Iran show diverse opinions are welcomed in the Islamic republic, the ruling cleric said Wednesday.

Iran's Rezaei open to U.S. talks

BANDAR ABBAS, Iran, May 18 (UPI) -- Principlist Iranian presidential contender Mohsen Rezaei said he would pursue constructive dialogue with the United States if elected to office.

Iran's Rezaei promises economic reform

TEHRAN, May 15 (UPI) -- Conservative Iranian presidential contender Mohsen Rezaei has employed economic reform as part of his campaign platform ahead of the June vote.

Iran's Rezaei to find missing oil money

TEHRAN, May 7 (UPI) -- Conservative Iranian presidential contender Mohsen Rezaei blamed the administration Thursday for $1 billion in missing oil revenue, pledging its recovery.

Iranian hopeful offers olive branch?

TEHRAN, May 4 (UPI) -- Iranian presidential contender Mohsen Rezaei said the era of aggression with Washington is over, adding that Tehran can exploit the U.S. position in the region.

Lawmaker claims support for Ahmadinejad

TEHRAN, April 24 (UPI) -- Iranian parliamentarians in the Principlist camp threw their support behind President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for the June presidential contest, a lawmaker said.

Principlists solidify without Ahmadinejad

TEHRAN, April 23 (UPI) -- The presidential contest in Iran is heating up as a former Revolutionary Guard Corps commander enters the ring and the incumbent loses key support.

Iran refuses to accept Interpol warrants

TEHRAN, Nov. 8 (UPI) -- Iran does not accept Interpol's arrest warrants for five Iranians wanted for a 1994 bombing in Argentina, a foreign ministry spokesman said Thursday.
Mohsen Rezaei

Mohsen Rezaee Mirgha'ed (also spelt Mohsen Rezai, Persian: محسن رضایی میرقائد, born Sabzevar Rezaee Mirgha'ed in 1954, Masjed Soleyman, Khuzestan), is an Iranian politician, economist and former military commander, currently the Secretary of the Expediency Discernment Council of the IRI. Before that, Rezaee was the AGIR Chief Commander for 16 years.

He is a candidate for the presidency in the 2009 Iranian elections, as a conservative.

While studying mechanical engineering at Iran University of Science and Technology before the 1979 Islamic Revoloution, Rezaee switched to economics after the war, studying at Tehran University, where he continued until 2001, when he received his Ph.D. in 2001.

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