Iran's Supreme Leader pardons 1,250 prisoners

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Azerbaijan, Baku, June 23 / Trend T. Jafarov /

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei signed a decree on pardoning 1,250 political, military and civilian prisoners on the occasion of the birthday of the twelfth Shiite Imam Mahdi on June 24, Tasnimnews reported.

Head of Iran's judiciary Sadeq Amoli sent a letter to the Supreme Leader on the occasion of the birthday of the twelfth Imam Mahdi. In the letter he asks to pardon around 1,250 prisoners.

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