Sunday, February 27, 2005

Association of Young Journalists throws weight behind Karrubi candidacy

Association of Young Journalists throws weight behind Karrubi candidacy: "Association of Young Journalists throws weight behind Karrubi candidacy

TEHRAN, Feb. 27 (MNA) – The Association of Young Journalists of Iran (AYJI) announced it would support the candidacy of former Majlis speaker Mahdi Karrubi in the upcoming presidential election.
In a statement issued on Sunday, the AYJI stated that Karrubi is the only candidate who is capable of reforming the country, resolving various problems in society, establishing a powerful national government, overcoming the current sensitive conditions and managing the transitional period in Iran.

The statement also called on active reformist groups and other considerate forces in the country particularly the youth and the journalists to support Karrubi as president and establish a massive voter turnout in the election."