Karroubi's letter


AFP: Opposition leader Mehdi Karroubi is prepared to go on trial over the unrest which followed Iran’s disputed presidential poll in June 2009 but wants the trial open to the public, his Web site reported Monday. His offer came after Tehran prosecutor Abbas Jaffari Dolatabadi threatened Friday to file criminal charges against opposition leaders such as Karroubi and Mir Hussein Mousavi for their “seditionist” role in the post-vote violence. He was also referring to remarks that two-time President Mohammad Khatami, one of the leaders of the opposition, made last week regarding future elections in the Islamic Republic >>>

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