Iran Updates: Khatami Thanked The Supreme Leader, Rowhani Vowed To Empower The Islamic Republic

In a meeting with the members of Motalefe Eslami, a powerful Principalist faction, Iran’s President-elect, Hassan Rowhani said on Sunday: “Supreme Leader had a key role in the political epic,”

Referring to the high turnout in Iran’s presidential election he said: “I’ve done my best to empower the Islamic Republic and now I need your help.”

Rowhani also met with Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani and reformist figures Mohammad Khatami and Mohammad Reza Aref on Saturday.

Presidential Candidate Mohammad Reza Aref (left), former Iranian president, Mohammad Khatami (Right).

Presidential Candidate Mohammad Reza Aref (left), former Iranian president, Mohammad Khatami (Right).

Khatami Thanked The Supreme Leader Aytollah Khamenei

Former President and a leader of Reformist movement in Iran Khtami said in his meeting with Rowhani that “We should thank the Supreme Leader [Ayatollah Khamenei] for his effort to create the grounds of the political epic.”

Rowhani Will Go to Majlis

Rowhani will go to Iran’ Majlis on Wednesday to Meet MPs and consult them about his cabinet.

Iran’s President-Elect To Visit Iraq and Senior Shia Clerics

The Iraqi Al-Dostour newspaper reported that Iran’s President-elect will travel to Iraq in early July to meet Shia senior clerics in Najaf.

According to the report, Rowhani will visit holy cities of Najaf and Karbala. Possibility of his meeting with Iraqi officials is unknown.

Advertisement

Iran's View