Iranian parliament speaker confirms elections to be held as scheduled
Iranian parliament speaker Mehdi Karroubi in Tehran on
Wednesday declared that there was no crisis and confirmed that the seventh Majlis elections will be held as scheduled on February 20, 2004.
Karroubi told the official IRNA news agency that there was no cause for concern and rejected the existence of any crisis.
"While we are set to settle the current problems through exchange of views, the date of elections is not going to be changed," he said. (Albawaba.com)
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