In this Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 photo released by the official website of the Iranian supreme leader's office, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, gives a speech in a mosque inside the leader's housing compound, in Tehran, Iran. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has adopted the role of political referee as the political mudslinging gets heavier ahead of elections in June to pick a successor for President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. (AP Photo/Office of the Supreme Leader)

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In this Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 photo released by the official website of the Iranian supreme leader's office, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, gives a speech in a mosque inside the leader's housing compound, in Tehran, Iran. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has adopted the role of political referee as the political mudslinging gets heavier ahead of elections in June to pick a successor for President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. (AP Photo/Office of the Supreme Leader)
In this Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 photo released by the official website of the Iranian supreme leader's office, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, gives a speech in a mosque inside the leader's housing compound, in Tehran, Iran. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has adopted the role of political referee as the political mudslinging gets heavier ahead of elections in June to pick a successor for President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. (AP Photo/Office of the Supreme Leader)
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