Hashemi Rafsanjani was rushed to the Tajreesh Martyres Hospital in Northern Tehran after experiencing a heart failure Sunday afternoon.
Iran said that it executed former nuclear whistleblower Shahram Amiri.
“He was sentenced to death in primary court and the sentence was confirmed by Supreme Court, “said Iranian Judiciary Spokesman Hgolam-Hossein Mohseni-Ejei in his weekly press conference Sunday.
Iran said that the US State Department annual report on freedom of religions in Iran is an exaggerated report and a destructive move.
“The Islamic Republic of Iran has recognized rights of religious minorities based on its Constitution. All Iranian citizens are equal in terms of using basic rights based on the law,” said Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi.