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While Khamenei and his hardline followers believe Iran has achieved the first two stages, the third stage of establishing an “Islamic government” remains incomplete.
This manufactured dichotomy, where hardliners squared off against so-called reformists, served Khamenei well for over 30 years.
For Khamenei and his hardline Shia Islamist followers, the revolution which began in 1979 never ended, a concept the West has always struggled to comprehend.
It’s impossible for outsiders to know the state of Khamenei’s health, but he’s now 82 years-old, and he’s been in power since 1989.
It’s possible that Khamenei is grooming Raisi to succeed him as Supreme Leader.
He noted that Khamenei had a pre-existing condition, but provided no further details.
Khamenei said that negotiations with America had been “useless.”Iran's Ayatollah Khamenei Says Talks with the U.S. Are Futile|IranWire|August 14, 2014|DAILY BEAST
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.
“They emphasize Fordo because they cannot get to it,” said Khamenei.