Trial of Iranian minister held in Tehran

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Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 28

By Umid Niayesh, Saeed Isayev - Trend:

The trial of Iranian minister was held in a criminal court in Tehran on Jan. 28, Iran's Mehr news agency reported.

The name of the minister was not disclosed.

The minister was summoned to appear before the court to face charges from his term as deputy minister during the administration of the former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

The complaint against the minister has been filled by one of Iran's supervisory organisations, the report said.

The minister himself was not in the court, and was represented by two of his advocates.

There is no further information about the result of the trial.

These ministers served as deputies for previous presidential administrations in Iran:

Ahmad Akhoundi (Minister of Roads and Urban Development)
Mostafa Pour-Mohammadi (Justice Minister )
Ali Jannati (Culture Minister)
Hamid Chitchian (Minister of Energy )
Ali Rabiee (Minister of Cooperatives, Labour and Social Welfare)
Bijan Namdar Zanganeh (Oil Minister )
Ali Asghar Fani (Education Minister )
Mohammad Reza Nematzadeh (Minister of Industries, Mines and Trade)
Mahmoud Vaezi (Minister of Information and Communications Technology)

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