Iranian reformist and former presidential
candidate Mehdi Karroubi says protests will continue as President Mahmoud
Ahmadinejad prepares to take office for a second term.
In an interview with the Spanish newspaper El Pais published Tuesday,
Karroubi said he and leading opposition figure Mir Hossein Mousavi will never
work with the Ahmadinejad government.
The two former presidential candidates were notably absent Monday at a ceremony
during which Iran's supreme leader formally endorsed Mr. Ahmadinejad's second
Opposition supporters say they plan large street demonstrations against the
president's swearing-in Wednesday.