Monday, March 14, 2005

Iran Daily: Ebrahim Asgharzadeh Enters Presidential Race

Iran Daily: "More Enter Electoral Race


Ebrahim Asgharzadeh

TEHRAN, March 12--Secretary-General of Hambastegi Party Ebrahim Asgharzadeh has decided to run for the ninth presidential elections as an independent candidate, slated for June 17.
According to Fars News Agency on Saturday, Asgharzadeh will officially declare his nomination in a press conference today.
A source close to the political activist told the news agency that he is still a member of the Hambastegi Party.He said news about Asgharzadeh breaking away from the party are baseless and although members have refused to endorse him as the partyƕs candidate, they are opposed to his departure from the party."