Iranian top cleric quits in disgust

By MODHER AMIN  |  July 10, 2002 at 11:23 AM
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TEHRAN, July 10 (UPI) -- Denouncing the "chaotic situation" in Iran, a prominent Iranian cleric resigned his post of Friday prayers leader in the central major city of Isfahan, media reports said Wednesday. In an open letter, Ayatollah Jalaluddin Taheri showed his disgust at the way the country is being run in an unprecedented bitter tone.

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