NEWS: Khatami rallies reformists

Iran’s Khatami urges reformists to rally for change

Former president Mohammad Khatami has called on fellow reformists to rally for change in the next parliamentary polls, warning that Iran was faced with “great threats”, newspapers reported on Saturday.

“The objective of the reformists is not only to collect votes but to serve the country. Our country is facing great threats and unfortunately there are serious concerns,” Khatami was quoted as saying by several reformist papers.

The former president addressed a number of reformist leaders on Thursday calling on them to consolidate their efforts ahead of the parliamentary elections on March 14. [complete article]

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