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To: AdmSmith
IRANIAN LEGISLATURE'S CLERICS MEET WITH GUARDIANS COUNCIL.

Parliamentarian Assadollah Kian-Ersi, who represents a constituency in Isfahan Province, said clerical members of the legislature met with the Guardians Council on 9 September to discuss the upcoming parliamentary election, "Siyasat-i Ruz" daily newspaper reported on 15 September. Both sides agreed on the need for extensive public participation in the election, with Kian-Ersi saying, "One should try to win the trust of the people in order to increase their motivation for extensive participation in the elections." He added that the two sides discussed the impact of foreign affairs and domestic problems on the public. Both sides also agreed, according to the daily, that "the best way to maintain and strengthen the pillars of the system is to act according to the guidelines of Imam Khomeini (may he rest in peace), and to keep in mind the values and aspirations of the Islamic revolution." BS

source: RFE/RL NEWSLINE Vol. 7, No. 176, Part III, 16 September 2003
18 posted on 09/16/2003 9:28:35 AM PDT by AdmSmith
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To: AdmSmith
"the best way to maintain and strengthen the pillars of the system is to act according to the guidelines of Imam Khomeini (may he rest in peace), and to keep in mind the values and aspirations of the Islamic revolution."

Always disturbing to hear stuff like this.
19 posted on 09/16/2003 9:46:52 AM PDT by nuconvert
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