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Iranians Mixed on Candidacy Of Khatami

Susan Modaress reports from Tehran on reactions to a possible run by former President Mohammad Khatami in the June presidential elections.
Former president Mohammad Khatami arrives to vote during the Iranian presidential election in northern Tehran June 12, 2009.  REUTERS/Chavosh Homavandi/jamejamonline  (IRAN POLITICS ELECTIONS) - RTR24KZC

With Iranian presidential elections less than three months away, eyes have turned to former presidents to succeed incumbent Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. 

Ali Motahari, a member of parliament, recently called on former Iranian President Mohammad Khatami to run in the upcoming presidential elections. Khatami was succeeded by Ahmadinejed in 2005. 

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