Rahmani Fazli

Iranian interior minister to be replaced

Newly-formed NEDA [Farsi initials for a Second Generation of Reformism] Party has quoted sources at the Interior Ministry as saying that interior chief Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli will be replaced [as part of an expected shakeup in President Rouhani’s Cabinet].

Those sources have also been cited as saying that Majid Ansari, who currently serves as vice-president for parliamentary affairs, will replace Rahmani Fazli as interior minister.
Rahmani Fazli is reported to be preparing to run for parliament.