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Is Ahmadinejad the Last Iranian President?
Inside Iran ^ | November 1st, 2011 | Reza H. Akbari

Posted on 11/01/2011 9:05:39 PM PDT by Just4Him

Mohammad Dehghan, a member of the Iranian parliament’s leadership board, announced that it is possible there will be no presidential election in 2013, which would significantly alter Iran’s political structure. He made these comments in response to the Supreme Leader’s recent statement about a potential shift from an executive presidency to a parliamentary system of government.

In mid-October, Iran’s Supreme Leader, Ali Khamenei spoke about the government’s decision in 1989 to abolish the position of the Prime Minister and how the possibility of altering the current structure of the executive branch still exists.

During his visit to Kermanshah, a western Iranian province, Khamenei announced, “in the country’s current political system there is a president who is directly elected by the people. This is a good and an effective method. However, if someday in the distant future, it is decided that the parliamentary system is a better way to elect the head of the executive branch, there is nothing wrong with changing the current mechanism.”

The Supreme Leader’s statements have sparked an intense debate among various political figures in Iran. The time table, feasibility of the plan, and its potential implications are topics of intense discussion and a cause of concern for many Iranian policy makers.

According to BBC Persian, on October 29, Mohammad Dehghan stated that the timing of this decision depends on the Supreme Leader’s opinion. He added, “after the 9th parliamentary elections in 2012, if the Supreme Leader declares that the constitution must be reviewed, we could do so, and finish the job by holding a referendum.”

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TOPICS: Chit/Chat; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: ahmadinejad; iran; mohammedan; mohammedanism; moslem; moslems

1 posted on 11/01/2011 9:05:41 PM PDT by Just4Him
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To: Just4Him

Maybe the litle lemur is, but he is close to invoking “the law of unintended consequences”..

2 posted on 11/02/2011 1:14:30 AM PDT by sheik yerbouty ( Make America and the world a jihad free zone!)
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To: sheik yerbouty
Dear leader, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, just keeps tugging on Superman's (Israel's) cape with is nuclear weapons program threats. He and his merry band of mullahs may get to meet the 12th Imam in his well much sooner than later. Israeli mushrooms might just start blooming in Iran. Bingo! Martyrdom has been achieved by the Iranian government — too bad they are no longer around to appreciate their good fortune.
3 posted on 11/02/2011 4:35:36 AM PDT by MasterGunner01 (To err is human; to forgive is not our policy. -- SEAL Team SIX)
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