Tehran, March 3, (Rajanews)- Saif al-Islam Muammar al-Gaddafi special relations with Mehdi Hashemi Rafsanjani returns to long years ago. They shared lots of common economic and business projects. There was large traffic between Mehdi and Saif during the past decade. Mehdi had lots of travels to the Libya which 2007 travel is one of them.
According to the letter below; Azad University board of trustee’s bureau chief, Ali Sarlak asked the Libyan ambassador in Tehran to facilitate Mehdi’s travel to Tripoli, according to the Saif al-Islam invitation.
Another letter related to Mehdi’s travel to Tripoli.
London seems to be their loved refuge, as Mehdi has escaped to London after being summoned by Iran judicial system, accused of different financial, political charges. Saif also cancelled the selling of his villa in London after Libya uprising against his father dictatorship. Analysts believe saif also could escape to London after the fall down of his father dictatorship.
Mehdi Hashemi Rafsanjani is a son of Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, the former president of the Islamic Republic of Iran and current Chairman of the Assembly of Experts and of the Expediency Discernment Council, and patriarch of one of the "best connected and most influential of the families" in Iran.
“Mehdi Hashemi Rafsanjani himself as of 2004 was a director at National Iranian Gas Company and heads the unit. In 1997, Mehdi Hashemi Rafsanjani, the then-head of state-owned Gaz Iran Company, reportedly received a $80,000,000 bribe from Total oil company, to give Total a favorable contract in gas fields. The alleged bribery, which was made public in 2007, has been denied by Mehdi Hashemi, who has threatened the newspapers publishing the story with prosecution. The CEO of Total, Christophe de Margerie, is currently under investigation in France with regards to this incident. Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, Mehdi’s father, an influential cleric indirectly supported pro-western oppositions in Iran. His daughter Faezeh and her son Mehdi Hashemi — a refugee in London — were reportedly involved in Mousavi’s election campaign” the western media reported.
Saif al-Islam Muammar al-Gaddafi is the president of the Libyan National Association for Drugs and Narcotics Control (DNAG). Saif also performs public relations and diplomatic roles on behalf of his father. He has been mentioned as a possible successor, though he has denied this.
On February 20, 2011, he made an extemporaneous speech on Libyan state TV. In it, he blamed the unrest in Libya on tribal factions and Islamists acting on their own agendas, drunken and drugged. He promised reforms, and said the alternative would be civil war causing no trade, no oil money, and the country taken over by foreigners. On February 28, 2011 a video became available online in which Saif Qaddafi appears to spur on a crowd of followers to commit violence against the opposition, and promises weapons to them, even brandishing an automatic.
In 2006, Saif al-Islam Muammar Gaddafi was romantically linked to the Israeli actress, Orly Weinerman. In 2009, he threw a party in Montenegro for his 37th birthday. Notable guests included Oleg Deripaska, Peter Munk and Prince Albert of Monaco. He previously hosted similar parties in St Tropez and Monaco.
Gaddafi is a British socialite who has been hosted at Buckingham Palace and Windsor Castle by the British royal family. Gaddafi claims that former Prime Minister Tony Blair is a personal friend who took an interest in advising Libya on oil revenues and finance. In 2009, he spent a weekend at Waddesdon Manor, home of financier Jacob Rothschild, 4th Baron Rothschild, where he was the guest of Lord Mandelson and Nathaniel Philip Rothschild. He later stayed at the Rothschild holiday home in Corfu. Nathaniel Rothschild was a guest at Saif's 37th birthday celebration in Montenegro.
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