- Apr 13, 2011
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- Political Leaning
Former Iranian President Ahmadinejad to Run in 2017 Presidential Election - Iran - HaaretzDPA — Former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has announced that he will run in the spring 2017 presidential election, Shargh daily reported on Tuesday.
The former speaker for Ahmadinejad's government, Gholam-Hossein Elham, informed the board responsible for the election of Ahmadinejad's intention to stand, the report said.
Ahmadinejad is expected to launch his comeback campaign.
He appeared for the first time in public this year on Monday when he gave a speech in Narmak mosque in Tehran, but he neither confirmed nor denied his comeback plan, despite enthusiastic calls from his supporters.
Well the 2017 Iranian presidential election just got a lot more interesting.