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Tehran orders probe of ‘suspicious’ Neda death

Monday, June 29, 2009

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has called for a judicial probe into the “suspicious” death of a young Iranian woman who has become an icon of opposition protests against his re-election.

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Mr Ahmadinejad sent a letter to judiciary chief Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi-Shahroudi requesting a serious investigation to help identify “the elements” behind this month’s killing of Neda Agha-Soltan.

The president accused foreign media of using the case for propaganda purposes.

He also suggested that the opposition and Iran‘s enemies abroad aimed to misuse it “for their own political aims and also to distort the pure and clean image of the Islamic Republic in the world”.

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