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  • Khatami to Lead Iranian Opposition in Elections, Says Brother

    10/06/2007 6:55:53 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 10 replies · 463+ views
    Deutsche Presse-Agentur ^ | October 06, 2007
    Khatami to Lead Iranian Opposition in Elections, Says Brother October 06, 2007 Deutsche Presse-Agentur monstersandcritics.com Tehran -- Former Iranian president Mohammad Khatami will lead the opposition coalition in next the country's March parliamentary elections, the cleric's brother told the Fars news agency on Saturday. 'As far as I know, he will not directly nominate himself but lead the (opposition) coalition,' Mohammad-Reza Khatami of the reformist Islamic Participation Front said. After the two defeats of the 2004 parliamentary and 2005 presidential elections, the reformist and moderate factions formed a coalition and hope to regain power in 2008. The Iranian parliament is...