Iranians hold photographs of the late former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani during his funeral ceremony in Tehran, Iran. Photo: EPA

Iran should stay the path paved by Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani

Former president’s pragmatism ensured some measure of moderation in Tehran’s policies but his death, coupled with the rise of Trump, could bring back an era of strained relations and hardship for the people

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Iranians hold photographs of the late former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani during his funeral ceremony in Tehran, Iran. Photo: EPA
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