Iran Election Watch: Society of Qom Seminary Teachers supports Velayati

5 days to the presidential vote, election stories are as follows: Velayati as favorite candidate of Qom Seminary Teachers Society; Commander’s request of military forces not to intervene in political tensions; Haddad-Adel stepping aside of presidential race in favor of Jalili and Rowhani speech in Gilan.


Society of Qom Seminary Teachers supports Velayati

The Society of Qom Seminary Teachers have announced its official support for presidential candidate Ali Akbar Velayati in Iran’s upcoming presidential election, Fars reported.


Commander: military should not intervene in candidates political tensions

Commander of Iran’s Khatam al-Anbiya Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili has called on military not to intervene in electoral political tensions, ISNA said.


Haddad-Adel likely to pull out of election in favor of Jalili

According to ISNA, Priniciplist candidate Gholam-Ali Haddad-Adel will likely step aside from the presidential race in favor of Saeed Jalili, ISNA quoted Mohammad-Javad Karimi Qoddusi, a priniciplist Member of Parliament as saying.


 Saying that  voting is ineffective is a devil’s word: Rowhani

Addressing a group of his supporters in Gilan presidential hopeful Rowhani said, “saying that voting is ineffective is a devil word, don’t let anyone to disappoint you. you people would determine destiny of presidential race, not anyone else.