Iranian lider opposite Intelligence Minister's resignation (UPDATE)
(first news was published at 22:01)
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has rejected the resignation of Intelligence Minister Heidar Moslehi, reinstating him to the position, IRNA reported.
Moslehi tendered his resignation on Sunday.Shortly after his resignation, Iran's President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad accepted the resignation and appointed Moslehi as the presidential advisor in intelligence affairs.
The Leader, however, rejected the intelligence minister's resignation.
Moslehi is the sixth intellegence minister since Iranian revolution in 1979.
During the first term of presidency Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sacked the minister of intelligence Gulam Hussein Mohseni Ejei. During the secondterm of presidency Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki was sacked.
The second term of presidency Mahmoud Ahmadinejad began in June 2009.