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Mousavi and Karroubi to visit graves of people died in disorders on June 20

Politics Materials 29 July 2009 17:37 (UTC +04:00)
After the Iranian interior ministry refused request of Mir-Hossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi to conduct 40-day-requiem for people dead during disorders after presidential elections on June 20, ex-candidates for president said that they will visit graves, Trend News said with reference to official website of Etimad Milli party.
Mousavi and Karroubi to visit graves of people died in disorders on June 20

After the Iranian interior ministry refused request of Mir-Hossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi to conduct 40-day-requiem for people dead during disorders after presidential elections on June 20, ex-candidates for president said that they will visit graves, Trend said with reference to official website of Etimad Milli party.  

Karroubi is chief secretary of Etimad Milli. Website of Etimad Milli spread information that Mousavi and Karroubi will visit graves of people died during June disorders to present condolences to their families. 40-day-requiem will be held on July 30 at 16:00.  

Powerful opposition disorders occurred in Tehran after results of presidential elections of June 12 were announced.

Iran's current president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad won elections. According to Iran's central election committee, Ahmadinejad got 66 percent of votes. One of lost candidates - reformer Mir Hossein Mousavi accused authority of falsification of voting results and called people for actions of protest. According to official information, roughly 20 people died during clashes. According to unofficial information, roughly 150 people died. Roughly 1,032 demonstrators were arrested. Most of them were released. 

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