Iran Election: The Prospects and Consequences of the Sham Election

#Iran Election: The Prospects and Consequences of the #ShamElection

The Media Express

An online press conference, hosted by the National Council of Resistance of Iran (NCRI), was held on May 4, 2017, to discuss the impacts and implications of the “sham” election in Iran to be held later this month. The two main speakers were Ambassador Giulio Terzi, the former Foreign Minister of Italy and a former ambassador to the United States; and Mohammad Mohaddessin, Chairman of the NCRI Foreign Affairs Committee.

The opening remarks were made by Mohaddessin, who called the Iran election scheduled for May 19th, totally different from the elections that occur in democratic countries. It is only an election if there is opposition, he noted, which is not the case in Iran. The only ones who can serve as candidates are already a part of the ruling regime.

“One has to keep in mind that elections are a modern concept, which is totally contradictory with this…

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