KHOMEINI'S WILL


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Issue 328 - 11 Jan 1988
Last month, Imam Khomeini revised his political testament, handing it over for safe keeping until his death. It replaces a will whose contents are also secret which was drawn up some 10 years ago, and two copies will be sent - one to the majlis (parliament) where it will be in the possession of the Assembly of Experts, the other to the holy shrine of Imam Reza at Hashhad. Great ceremony and some confusion surrounded the dispatch of the copies of the will, with many leading figures from the regime present at the performance. Since the drawing up of a new political will is seen as a particularly important event, the ceremony was televised in full.

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