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TEHRAN (Reuters) - Clerics picked Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani on Tuesday to lead a powerful Iranian government body, in a boost for the former president who wants better ties with the West and a blow to President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
But the change will not herald a shift in Iran\'s foreign or nuclear policy nor would it have a big impact on the assembly\'s tendency to stay clear of day-to-day politics, analysts added