Mohammad-Ali Taskhiri

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Mohammad-Ali Taskhiri
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Member of the Assembly of Experts
In office
24 May 2016 – 18 August 2020
ConstituencyTehran Province
Majority1,442,224
In office
23 February 1999 – 19 February 2007
ConstituencyGilan Province
Personal details
Born
Mohammad-Ali Taskhiri

(1944-10-19)19 October 1944
Najaf, Iraq
Died18 August 2020(2020-08-18) (aged 75)
Tehran, Iran
NationalityIranian
OccupationCleric
Politician
Diplomat

Mohammad-Ali Taskhiri (19 October 1944[1] – 18 August 2020) was an Iraqi-born Iranian cleric and diplomat.[2] During the 1980s Taskhiri served as the Iranian representative to the Organisation of the Islamic Conference. He was a member of the Assembly of Experts between 1999 to 2007 and again from 2016 until his death. He was born in Najif, Iraq.

Taskhiri died on 18 August 2020 in Tehran from a heart attack, aged 75.[3]

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  1. http://radiogoftogoo.ir/ChannelNewsDetailsothers/?m=170003&n=693223
  2. "Iran to give a fitting rebuff in case the USA attacks it". Interfax-Religion. June 24, 2008.
  3. Ayatollah Taskhiri passes away on Tuesday