Iran arrests Ahmadinejad ally Malekzadeh

By REUTERS
June 23, 2011 13:35

TEHRAN - Iran's judiciary has arrested an ally of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on unspecified charges, an unnamed official told semi-official Fars news agency on Thursday.

"Mohammad Sharif Malekzadeh was arrested a few hours ago," Fars said. Malekzadeh resigned from his position as deputy foreign minister on Tuesday.


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