Khatami


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Khatami

Seyed Mohammad . born 1943, Iranian politician: president of Iran from 1997
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He was sentenced on charges of "spreading lies" and "disturbing public opinion." The ruling was issued by a lower court and Khatami is entitled to appeal the decision.
Khatami had earlier this year said that reformists would definitely boycott the elections, "unless the minimum conditions for the materialization of the demands of the reformists which (he alleged) form a major part of the Iranian nation are metC*".
Focusing on the figures of Mikhail Gorbachev and Seyed Mohammed Khatami, Shakibi (comparative politics, London School of Economics, UK) seeks to identify the political and ideological constraints imposed on each leader by their political systems and then to analyze the role of human agency (the actions and motivations of Gorbachev and Khatami) in leading to the respective "non-goals" of Soviet collapse and the election of a hard-line successor to Khatami as Iranian president.
"Everyone will take part in the vote if people feel that their candidates are allowed to participate, votes are announced as they were cast, electoral preparations are not holding them back, and if they are sure of the fairness of the election," Khatami said.
Speaking to the AP news agency on Friday, the aide said that security officials had stopped Khatami from leaving Iran to attend a nuclear disarmament conference being held in Japan.
these claims are utter lies and hold no truth," Khatami said in a statement posted on his website.
Khatami's office quoted him as saying, "What was done yesterday is against the constitution, regular laws and rights of the citizens." "The most important problem with the trial procedure is that it was not held in an open session.
Khatami's proposal was reported by several reformist websites on Monday.
"The disqualification by the executive committees is a catastrophe," Khatami said in a furious attack on the vetting process, which is overseen by hardliners.
Iran's reform-minded former president, Mohammad Khatami, is considering running for the 2009 presidential elections in the apparent hope that he will be seen as a saviour who can extricate Iran from domestic and international troubles.
Former president of Iran Mohammad Khatami yesterday urged British Muslims to integrate into society while retaining a sense of identity.
Mohammad Khatami was met with protests as he arrived to officially open the university's new Institute for Iranian Studies.