Tehran, YJC. Article 90 Commission has said that following a plead by some MPs, Younesi will be summoned to court for recent remarks on Iraq.
Ali Younesi, who is currently special aide to President Hassan Rouhani and has served as intelligence minister, is to be summoned to court after his remarks about Iraq were met with severe reaction by MPs.
Ahmad Amirabadi Farahani, member of the Majlis Article 90 Commission, said that Younesi's case will be referred to Clerics' Court after the New Year holiday.
Younesi, who is Rouhani's consultant in minorities and ethnic groups affairs, had said recently that Iraq is inseparable from Iran.
Iraq is part and parcel of our identity, our history, and our culture, he had said, adding that Iraq has been part of the old Iranian empire.