Majead Ansari

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Majid Ansari

مجید انصاری

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Vice President of Iran
for Parliamentary Affairs
Incumbent
Assumed office
September 1, 2013
President Hassan Rouhani
Preceded by Lotf-Allah Foruzandeh
In office
October 13, 2004 – September 13, 2005
President Mohammad Khatami
Preceded by Mohammad-Ali Abtahi
Succeeded by Mohammad-Reza Rahimi
Member of Parliament of Iran
In office
1996–2004
Constituency Kerman
Personal details
Born 1950
Kerman, Iran
Political party Association of Combatant Clerics
Religion Shia Islam

Majead Ansari ( مجید انصاری; born in 1950 in Zarand, Kerman Province), is an Iranian politician and cleric. He is currently Vice President for Legal and Parliamentary Affairs since September 1, 2013. Previously held office from October 12, 2004 to August 29, 2005, appointed by President Mohammad Khatami. He replaced the resigning Mohammad-Ali Abtahi and was replaced by Mohammad-Reza Rahimi (as appointed by President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad).

Ansari is also a representative to the Assembly of Experts and a member of the Expediency Discernment Council. Politically, he is a member of the Central Council of Association of Combatant Clerics (Majma'e Rowhaniyoon-e Mobarez).

Previously, he has been a representative of Tehran in the Parliament of Iran until 2004. Ansari has openly supported Sadegh Khalkhali, the hanging judge and his serial executions.[1]

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