Dispute between Khamenei, Ahmadinejad over Intelligence Minister
Iran's Intelligence Minister Heydar Moslehi, who quit from his post, was reinstated by the country's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei despite the resignation being accepted by the president, local news agencies said Sunday. "Heydar Moslehi will continue his work in the ministry as minister after his resignation was rejected by the supreme leader," news agencies ISNA reported.
Earlier on Sunday, state news agency IRNA reported that Moslehi had stepped down and that his resignation had been accepted by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
IRNA did not specify the reasons for the resignation of Moslehi who was a newcomer in Ahmadinejad's second term cabinet.