Iran arrests former vice president under Ahmadinejad

Iran’s official news agency says one of the country’s vice presidents under Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has been arrested, the second such high-profile detention among officials of the former administration. IRNA’s report quotes judicial spokesman Gholam Hossein Mohseni Ejehi as saying that Hamid Baghaei, who was Ahmadinejad’s vice president in charge of executive affairs, was arrested on Monday. There were no further details.



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