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Khomeini's son says aide of his father will take over

Ayatollah Hussein Ali Montazeri, a Muslim fundamentalist clergyman, will lead Iran's Islamic revolution after Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, Ayatollah Khomeini's son, Hojatolislam Ahmad Khomeini, said.

Ahmad Khomeini told a Tehran newspaper that Ayatollah Montazeri's struggle against the late shah and his religious status made him a distinguished theologian, who ''will undoubtedly have the future leadership of the revolution.''

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