Khatami


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Khatami

Seyed Mohammad . born 1943, Iranian politician: president of Iran from 1997
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The regime has slowly but significantly tightened the controls on Khatami, 74, first barring him from traveling abroad, then ordering news outlets not to quote him or carry his picture, next telling him he couldn't hold meetings for three months with politicians, and now barring him from leaving his house.
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.
Khatami said all sections of Iran would take part in future polls if conditions to ensure "fairness" in the electoral process were met, Rahezabz.
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.
Mr Khatami has not been barred from leaving the country," the ally told Reuters.
these claims are utter lies and hold no truth," Khatami said in a statement posted on his website.
Khatami also said Iranians have lost their faith in the ruling political system following the June 12 election.
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.