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Moin Asked to Reject Qualification to Run for Presidency

25 May 2005
In line with Sharam Koldi's post on Khamenai's use of the "Sovereign's Decree" and Moin's political stance rejecting it, the Office to Consolidate Unity, Iran's largest pro-reform student group, has urged Moin to reject the decision to let him run for president. Despite the fact that this sudden controversy may have significantly bolstered his chances of winning the election.

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