James Forsyth

Re-vote rumblings from Iran<br />

Re-vote rumblings from Iran<br />
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The New York Times is running an excellent rolling news blog on the situation in Iran; I’d recommend it to everyone. Interestingly, Moussavi—the defeated candidate—is saying he would accept a re-vote:

‘In his first public appearance since the elections three days ago, Mir Hussein Moussavi, the defeated presidential candidate, told supporters at the rally in Tehran on Monday that he would take part if new elections were called. “The vote of the people is more important than Moussavi or any other person,” he said'

The blog also reports that Press TV, the state-backed news channel, is saying that Moussavi’s rally against the announced results drew “hundreds of thousands of people”.

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James Forsyth is Political Editor of the Spectator. He is also a columnist in The Sun.

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