Attempt to "velvet" revolution in Iran: Sepah commander

Other News Materials 4 June 2009 14:46 (UTC +04:00)

There are people who attempt to commit "velvet" revolution in Iran, as it was in Georgia and Ukraine, chief of Iranian Sepah corps on controlling over the country's central region, General Aliasgar Khani said in the Semnan city, the IRNA news agency reported.

"The enemies are trying to do everything to cause people's inactive participation in the elections. Their plans will fail, if people demonstrate their activity in the elections," Khani said.

The next presidential elections in Iran will be held on June 12. The current President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Chairman of the National Trust, ex-speaker Mehdi Karroubi, former Prime Minister Mir-Hossein Mousevi and former head of the Corps of the Revolution (Sepah) Mohsun Rezai have been nominated.