Al Quds Al Arabi learned from reliable sources in Tehran that the authorities ordered the arrest of former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad during his visit to the city of Shiraz and that the arrest was made with the approval of Supreme Leader Seyed Ali Khamenei after his remarks in Bushehr Described as inciting unrest.
It was learned that the authorities intended to impose house arrest on him.
Ahmadinejad said in a speech to a crowd of residents of the city of Bushehr in southern Iran, on Thursday evening before last with the start of recent protests : “Some of the current officials live away from the problems of the people and concerns, and do not know anything about the reality of society,” adding that “what it suffers Iran today is mismanagement and not lack of economic resources. ”
“The government of Hassan Rowhani believes that they own the land and that the people are a ignorant society that does not know,” Ahmadinejad said. “The people are angry at this government because of its monopoly on public wealth.”
The former president said that “Rouhani and his government team consider themselves a criterion for the right, and do not accept any criticism or objection directed to the performance of his government.”
Ahmadinejad’s remarks came after an attack by President Hassan Rowhani earlier on Thursday against Ahmadinejad, describing him as “walking in the path of confrontation with the regime.”
“Highlighting the weaknesses, the transient crises and the spreading of despair among the citizens is a course of confrontation with the regime,” Ahmadinejad was quoted as saying on Thursday by Iranian President Rohani as saying in reference to the speech of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei on Wednesday criticizing Ahmadinejad. , In an indirect reference to Ahmadinejad’s recent remarks.
The former Iranian president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, responded to criticism by President Hassan Rowhani, saying: “The people who call you and elect you for a second term will fall you.”