Ex-candidate for president Karrubi not admits legality of Iran's state governance

Politics Materials 25 June 2009 14:15 (UTC +04:00)

Candidate for president Mehdi Karrubi lost at the elections stated that he does not admit results of elections and legality of state governance, news website of Etimad milli party reported.

"Passed elections cause doubt. It is necessary to annul results of elections. I do not admit results of passed elections and state admitting them as legal," Etimad milli party secretary Mehdi Karrubi said. He also called people not to fear difficulties.

According to official results of presidential elections, Iran's current president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad got 62.63 percent of votes. His major rival Mir-Hossein Mousavi got 33.75 percent of votes. Mehdi Karrubi and ex-head of Iran's elite Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC) Mohsen Rezai got over 2 percent of votes. Mousavi announced about his victory before results of elections. But later he accused authorities of falsification of voting results.

Thousands of people discontented with results of elections conducted actions of protest. These actions caused clashes with police. Roughly 8-15 people injured during these clashes. Several countries expressed anxiety concerning situation in Iran after elections.