[khah-muh-ney, kah‐ Persian khah-me-ney]
- Ayatollah Mohammed Ali,born 1939, chief Islamic leader of Iran since 1989.
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Examples from the Web for khamenei
He noted that Khamenei had a pre-existing condition, but provided no further details.Ayatollah Khamenei’s Cancer Scare
September 20, 2014
Khamenei said that negotiations with America had been “useless.”Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei Says Talks with the U.S. Are Futile
August 14, 2014
“They emphasize Fordo because they cannot get to it,” said Khamenei.
Khamenei also said that he trusted the negotiating team and would do everything in his power to help it.
Last December, Khamenei said publicly he would not interfere in the negotiations and would leave the details to the diplomats.
- Ayatollah Seyed Ali (ˈseɪjət). born 1940, Iranian political and religious leader: president (1981–89); supreme leader from 1989
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