Today’s top stories in Iran, 22-04-2013

Today’s top stories in Iran include  General Seyyed Hassan Firouzabadi remarks over rediness of Armed Forces for any possible scenario at the upcoming presidential election; 5 dead in Iran due to  Chinese penicillin; Iran’s presidential conservative hopeful statement on corruption and candidacy of Ahmadinejad sister for the City and Village Councils elections.
Iranian Armed Forces ready to deal with any possible scenario at forthcoming presidential election: Firouzabadi

The Armed Forces of Iran are ready to deal with any possible scenario at the upcoming presidential election in the country, Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of Iran, General Seyyed Hassan Firouzabadi said, ISNA reported.

“Our armed forces have enough experience of solving such problems,” Firouzabadi said. “After the 2009 presidential elections, the armed forces are familiar with possible risks and how to deal with them.”

 

5 dead in Iran due to  Chinese penicillin

At least 5 people in Iran have died after being treated with Chinese penicillin, head of Iranian Society of experts on internal diseases, doctor Iraj Khosravinia said, Young Journalists’ club website reported.

 

Iran’s presidential conservative hopeful pledges to fight hard against corruption

ran’s presidential conservative hopeful, the secretary of the Expediency Council Mohsen Rezaei pledges to fight hard against corruption if he wins the ticket to office, FARS news agency reported.

 

Ahmadinejad’s sister puts up her nomination for Iran’s City and Village Councils’ elections

The sister of current Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Parvin, has put forward her candidacy for the City and Village Councils elections, Asriran reported.