Rafsanjani bides time as fury builds
Financial Times / Roula Khalaf and Najmeh Bozorgmehr
19-Jun-2009 (one comment)

Where is Rafsanjani? This question has occupied Iran watchers as the country has been gripped by an extra­ordinary wave of protests against last Friday’s presidential election. Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, one of the most powerful figures in the Iranian regime, and leading backer of Mir-Hossein Moussavi, the reformist candidate alleging mass fraud, has not been heard from.

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He is attending to his bank accounts, stocks, bonds, and investments.