BBC Persian reports that Mehdi Karroubi has criticized Rafsanjani severely for his performance in the recent Assembly of Experts meeting in a letter, and asks: “What is your answer to the people who, under dangerous conditions, question the actions of the Assembly of Experts under your leadership?”
He praises Rafsanjani’s role in the Revolution before asking, “by what measure have you preserved the ideals of the Revolution in your role as Chair of the Assembly of Experts, whose first duty is fighting injustice?”
Analysis: Karroubi is going on the offensive against Rafsanjani for at least appearing to back away from his support for the opposition.
Translations copyright The New York Times.

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