‘Reformers sought to repair ties with Leader by endorsing Rouhani’

January 20, 2019

TEHRAN – Hossein Mar’ashi, a leading member of the Construction Party, has said by endorsing Hassan Rouhani in the 2013 presidential elections the reformist camp sought to mend its relationship with Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.

“In the 1392 (2013) elections, we chose Dr. Rouhani as a person who was the Supreme Leader’s representative in the Supreme National Security Council in order to take steps toward reforming the country’s affairs and mending the reformists’ relationship with the Supreme Leader,” Mar’ashi said, ILNA reported on Sunday.

He also said, “We, the reformists, must admit our mistakes.”

MH/PA

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