Azerbaijan, Baku, July 17/ Trend F.Karimov/
Iranian opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi may be released in the near future, ISNA quoted Rasoul Montajabnia, the vice president of the Etemad Melli political party as saying.
Karroubi, who has been under house arrest after he protested the results of 2009 presidential election, is the president of the Etemad Melli political party.
Some measures have been taken towards releasing Karroubi, Montajabnia said. He also added that certainly these measures will bear fruit and Karroubi will resume activity in the political party.
After the presidential elections in May 2009, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's rivals Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi claimed large irregularities in the results. Millions of Iranians also protested against the results.
According to the official results Mousavi gathered 13 million votes against Ahmadinejad's 24.5 milion votes.
Mousavi and Karroubi have been under house arrest after the elections.