New document reveals the crucial role of rafsanjani in extension of the war

A new document published by Shargh Newspaper reveals that the Ex-President Hashemi Rafsanjani insisted that the war against Iraq should continue until the country has a major military victory. According to the transcription of a speech hold for the military commanders in 1984, Rafsanjani was criticizing the lack of willingness among the military officials about conducting operations. In his speech, Rafsanjani insisted that the leader Ayatollah Khomeini would not agree to peace unless there was a major victory against Saddam Hossein.