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A fifth prime minister in the Iranian revolution

President Sayed Ali Khamenei appointed a new prime minister of Iran Monday and Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini attacked Amnesty International as ''Satanic'' for criticizing his regime's continuing executions.

Mr. Khamenei named Ali Akbar Velayati, a parliamentary aide, as the new prime minister to replace Muhammad Reza Mahdavi-Kani, who resigned last week. Mr. Velayati will be Iran's fifth prime minister since the Islamic republic was established in 1979 after the shah's overthrow.

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Meanwhile Ayatollah Khomeini denounced Amnesty for its plea to halt Iran's executions and said the human rights group was part of a plot to prevent him from spreading his Islamic revolution to other countries.

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