Green Party (Iran)

The Green Party of Iran (Persian: حزب سبز ایران‎, romanizedḤezb-e Sabz-e Irān) is a conservative[4] political party in Iran. The party's founder Hossein Kanani Moghaddam describes it as a centrist party “between the fundamentalists and reformists”.[5] As of 2017, two party members Abolfazl Hassanbeigi (Damghan) and Yousef Davoudi (Sarab) hold seat in the Iranian Parliament.

Green Party of Iran
Secretary-GeneralHossein Kanani Moghaddam
FoundedOctober 1999; 20 years ago (1999-10)[1]
LegalizedSeptember 4, 2000; 19 years ago (2000-09-04)
National affiliationResistance Front of Islamic Iran[2]
Continental affiliationInternational Conference of Asian Political Parties (ICAPP)[3]
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  1. ^ Bill Samii (11 October 1999), Iran Report, 2, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, retrieved 15 May 2017
  2. ^ Rohollah Faghihi (22 June 2016), "Iranian conservatives may be forced to embrace Rouhani", Al-Monitor, retrieved 8 February 2016
  3. ^ "List of Participants and Observers in the 15 SC Meeting", International Conference of Asian Political Parties, retrieved 4 April 2017
  4. ^ Saeid Jafari (31 August 2015), "Could Iran's next president be former TV boss?", Al-Monitor, retrieved 8 February 2016
  5. ^ Jonathan Steele (20 May 2015), "In a Middle East racked by turmoil Iranians have fallen in love with stability", Middle East Eye, retrieved 4 April 2017

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