|Ahmadinejad not to run for parliament||
TEHRAN – Former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad will not run for the next parliamentary elections, the public relations department of the University of Iranians announced in a statement released on Monday.
The statement ruled out the news circulated in the media about Ahmadinejad’s intention to contest the elections, which is likely to be held in February 2014, the ILNA news agency reported.
In the final days of his tenure, Ahmadinejad announced that he had planned to establish an international university under the name of University of Iranians with a focus on information technology and nanotechnology.
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