24323
Principlists’ Main Rival
National

Principlists’ Main Rival

The secretary general of the conservative Islamic Coalition Party said reformist candidates will be the main rivals for principlists in the Feb 26, 2016 parliamentary election.
Mohammad Nabi Habibi asserted former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s connection with the principlist camp was the main cause of the grouping’s failure in the 2013 presidential election, referring to widespread criticisms about Ahmadinejad’s performance during his two terms in office.  
He noted that the low-key presence of reformist candidates in the previous parliamentary poll was   the prime cause of the sweeping victory of principlists, IRNA reported.
“However, the previous conditions do not exist for the next round of the Majlis election,” he noted, adding that unless the principlist camp arrives at a consensus, it will lose the election.

Short URL : https://goo.gl/pL0gXm
  1. https://goo.gl/OsNDwG
  • https://goo.gl/YzTSPN
  • https://goo.gl/PPQnyN
  • https://goo.gl/thmrua
  • https://goo.gl/n2ZR0s

You can also read ...

Zarif Reprises Call for Saudi Rapprochement
Iran's foreign minister has urged Saudi Arabia to abandon "...
Mohammad Javad Zarif
Iran's foreign minister complained to the UN atomic agency's...
No Joint Anti-PKK Operation With Turkey
Islamic Revolution Guards Corps dismissed reports about plans...
Reformists Need to Devise More Effective Strategy
Greater efforts to highlight the underlying fundamentals of...
Defense Chief Pledges Full Support for IRGC
New Defense Minister Amir Hatami underlined his ministry's...
Ministerial Confirmation Votes Indicate Conservative-Leaning Majlis
The recent confirmation votes of proposed ministers held in...
Deputy FM, Lebanese Premier Discuss Ties, Region
Deputy Foreign Minister Hossein Jaberi Ansari and Lebanon’s...

Trending

Googleplus