More politicians say won’t run for president

February 25, 2017

TEHRAN – On Friday, the Razavi Shrine Guardian said he won’t be running for the post of president in the May elections.

Ebrahim Raisi said he considers service to the lovers of Imam Reza more strongly than being president, Tabnak reported.

MP Masoud Pezeshkain also said he would not run for president this year.

Also, Parviz Fattah, head of Imam Khomeini Relief Foundation, made remarks to the same effect.

Also, sources close to Reza Taqavi, head of Friday prayer leaders policy making council, and Mohsen Rezaee, Expediency Council secretary, have said they won’t contest the president election.


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