AHMADINEJAD APPOINTS NEW VICE PRESIDENT

Panorama.am
11:37 14/09/2009

President of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Sunday appointed a new
first vice president Mohammad Reza Rahimi. The president chose for
the post 60-year-old Mohammad Reza Rahimi, who was one of several
vice presidents during his first four-year term, foreign media reports.

On 16 July Ahmadinejad appointed another first vice president,
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, but his candidacy has been rejected by
supreme leader.