Iran's Khatami to announce presidential plan Sunday

Two other allies of the president confirmed that the announcement would be on Sunday at a meeting of a pro-reform political grouping that they were attending.

Iran's Khatami to announce presidential plan Sunday
Former President Mohammad Khatami will announce on Sunday he will run for the presidency again in the June election, political allies said.

"We convinced him and he is going to announce it," one of the close political allies told Reuters.

Two other allies of the president confirmed that the announcement would be on Sunday at a meeting of a pro-reform political grouping that they were attending.

U.S. President Barack Obama has offered a new U.S. approach to engage Iran.

Iranian presidents can serve two consecutive four-year terms but must then step down. They can run again at a later date.


Reuters
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