Sunday, January 02, 2005

Islamic Iran Independent Society will back Karrubi candidacy

Description of Selected News: "IIIS will back Karrubi candidacy

Tehran Times Political Desk
TEHRAN (MNA) – The Islamic Iran Independent Society (IIIS) will throw its weight behind the candidacy of Mahdi Karrubi, the former Majlis speaker and the Secretary General of the Assembly Combatant Clerics, in next presidential election.

IIIS Central Council members believe with regard to the problems facing people and the country only Expediency Council Chairman Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani and Karrubi can handle the country’s issues, the IIIS said in its statement on Sunday."