BREAKING NEWS

Iranian conservative: I do not recognize Ahmadinejad's presidency

One of the conservatives who ran for the Iranian elections, Mohsen Rezaei, said Tuesday that he participated in the official nomination of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad for a second term "out of respect to Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and not out of recognition for Ahmadinejad's presidency." Rezaei, a conservative, was previously commander of the Iranian Revolutionary Guards. Reformist candidates Mehdi Karroubi and Mir Hossein Mousavi did not participate in the ceremony.
Subscribe for our daily newsletter
Subscribe for our daily newsletter

By subscribing I accept the terms of use and privacy policy