Presidential candidate Velayati vows to fix Iran’s foreign relations
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 8/ Trend F.Eminli /
Iran's Presidential Candidate Ali Akbar Velayati promised to fix country's foreign relations.
Velayati said that if he is elected president, he will improve Iran's relations with neighboring countries and use the country's full potential to prevent further sanctions, the IRIBA News Agency quoted Velayati as saying.
However, he stressed that Iran will not surrender to the West's pressure in regards to the country's nuclear program.
Velayati made the remarks while addressing a crowd of his supporters in the city of Shahr-e-Kord in the southwestern province of Chaharmahal and Bakhtiari.
The senior advisor to the Leader of the Islamic Revolution also called for a hug turnout in the upcoming elections.
People should elect a president who is capable of carrying out the Iran's 20-year vision plan, he added.
Velayati previously promised free healthcare, if he becomes Iran's next president.
Velayati is a member of the Principlist Coalition of Three, along with Tehran Mayor Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf and MP Gholam Ali Haddad-Adel.
Iran will hold the 11th presidential elections on June 14, 2013.
The voters will choose the successor of the current President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who is not able to participate in the elections for the third term according to the country's constitutional laws.
Iran's president is elected for a four-year term in a national election and the Guardian Council vets the candidates for qualifications.