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Hashemi: Why I Nominated

Senior Reformist candidate Mohsen Hashemi outlined why he nominated for this election in a column in Shargh today. Saying that while his participation exposed him to slander and potentially even violence, Hashemi said it was important that he was competing as Iranians needed the opportunity to chose his approach to reform. Hashemi proposed a reform package with dual social welfare and social justice goals, which he said was geared to the “re-engineering the structure of the Islamic Republic and constitutional reform” alongside preventing “the interference of parallel institutions in the duties of the three legal branches of the country”.

Read more at Shargh