I support no candidate, group in parliamentary polls: Rafsanjani

29 January 2012 | 16:54 Code : 1897422 Latest Headlines

Mehr News – Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani said on Saturday that as he had announced before no candidate or political group enjoys his support in the next parliamentary elections.


“As I had said before in the next election I have supported no party, candidate, or anybody,” Rafsanjani, the chairman of the Expediency Council, told a meeting of students, political activities and journalists.


Rafsanjani also said he has never been indifferent toward issues in the country and insisted that he has always adopted stances toward issues and presented solutions based on “experience, foresight, and thinking.”

The role of the youth in the wave of the Islamic Awakening which has swept through the Middle East and North Africa since early 2011 will be discussed at the conference.