Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Ex-Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad Wants To Be President Again





Reuters: Iran's Ahmadinejad defies supreme leader to attempt comeback

Hardline former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad surprised Iran's clerical establishment by registering for the May 19 presidential election, defying the Islamic Republic's Supreme Leader's warning not to enter the race.

Vilified in the West for his barbs against America and Israel and questioning of the Holocaust, the blacksmith's son Ahmadinejad has upset predictions before by stealing the show in 2005 when he defeated powerful former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani in a run-off vote.

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei revealed last year that he had recommended to Ahmadinejad not to enter the contest. But after his registration on Wednesday, Ahmadinejad told journalists that Khamenei's recommendation was "just advice", Iranian media reported.

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Why it matters: Ahmadinejad filing for Iran's presidency -- AP
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2 comments:

King Aragon said...

Monkey see monkey wannabe you really better off committed suicide

Aizino Smith said...

Mahmoud 'be' jealous.

Putin is leader for life.

Erdogan might become leader for life.

Iranian ally Maduro is socialist/communist/liberal maximum leader.

'lil Mahmoud was part of that action.