Outgoing Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Wednesday held the last cabinet meeting of his presidency. The meeting was held in the city of Mashhad.
Top photo: President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad flanked by Esfandiar Rahim Mashaie (r), whose candidacy to replace Ahmadinejad was rejected by the Guardian Council, and First Vice President Mohammad Reza Rahimi.
Bottom photo: the last cabinet session of Ahmadinejad’s presidency
Photo credit: Mohammad Mehdi Moazen/IRNA
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