|Member-elect of the Iranian Parliament|
Credentials rejected in 1980
|Died||1993 (aged 71–72)|
Amidst Iranian Revolution, Qassemi succeeded Shapour Bakhtiar as the leader of Iran Party and was elected to the Parliament in 1980 legislative election. However, he was denied to take his seat on the grounds that he was a member of the SAVAK, while he denied the accusation. In November 1981, Islamic Revolutionary Court convicted Qassemi of collaboration with 1980 coup d'état attempt and sentenced him to life imprisonment.
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|Party political offices|
| Secretary-General of Iran Party
Title next held byNezameddin Movahed