09/16/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Ahmadinejad: Female Ministers Will Be Part Of Iran Cabinet

President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said on Sunday he would propose at least three female ministers in his new cabinet following Iran's disputed election, an unprecedented move in the conservative Islamic state.

The hardline nationalist also said the West must be held to account for stoking unrest in Iran after the June 12 presidential vote, as the third mass trial of demonstrators accused of trying to overthrow clerical rule began.

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