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Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Iran: Mousavi and Karoubi "Have Not Yielded"

Fredrik Dahl and Parisa Hafezi write:

Although hardliners have appeared to be in the driving seat since security forces overcame street protests that erupted in the days after the poll, Mousavi and Karoubi have not yielded.

Both men issued statements on their websites describing Ahmadinejad's future government as "illegitimate" -- even though Khamenei, the Islamic Republic's ultimate arbiter, has upheld the result and thrown his weight behind the president.

link: Ahmadinejad's rivals defiant on Iran vote | International | Reuters


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