There are increasing signs that Iran’s so-called neoconservatives are attacking the ultra-conservative Paidari party to end its rule in the Raishi government.
As Columnist Mehdi Beigoghli said in his commentary on reformist Etemad: Newspaper, November 8, Neoconservatives, led by Majles (Parliament) Speaker Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, convince others in Iran’s political world that they are ready to establish a “new governance” and bring “reforms to the system” I’ve been trying to let About “new project”.
These are buzzwords heralding change from within the system when young men and women on the streets don’t seem to be listening to those who represent the regime.
Garybahu formally announces move towards new governance Earlier this week, he said, “I hope that security will soon be fully restored so that legal and necessary changes in the economic, social and political spheres within the framework of the Islamic Republic can begin to establish new governance.” ” he said.
According to Etemad, most Iranian observers believe it is impossible to return to the situation before the murder of a young Kurdish woman, Mertha Amini, by the “morality police” in mid-September.
Nevertheless, the neoconservatives have seized the seats of the Paydari party if the country leaves behind the current wave of nationwide protests, which they believe Paidari strongman Saeed Jaliri imposed on the Raishi government. He claims that everything is ready to change all the ministers who are in office. At the same time, Paidari members of parliament and government continue to push for tougher measures against protesters, perhaps because they don’t want the situation to calm down.
With ultra-hardline politician and behind-the-scenes leader of Paydari Saeed Jalili and President Ebrahim Raisi in 2021
another neoconservative who spoke of reform Tourism Minister Ezatra Zargami believes Paidari’s excessive pressure to restrict freedom, especially from within the “morality police”, has led to the current unrest. On the other hand, he pointed out systemic flaws in the political structure that needed change. He also argued that the neoconservatives were ready to reform once the protests subsided.
On the other hand, according to Etemad, Paidari members believe that the previously declared policy change will be accepted by the public as a humiliating setback by the hardline government.
The conservative Resalat newspaper, which traditionally represented the political ideology of the magnates in Tehran’s bazaars, Allied with Garibafu. In Tuesday’s edition, the paper was released as supporting the chairman’s view of making government-controlled media more active, rather than focusing on conflicts with the foreign-based Persian media. It also attacked Morteza Agha Tehrani, a key member of Paydari, for calling for a total social media ban.
On Tuesday morning, Garibahu attacked two key Paydari members. Vice President and Director of Planning and Budget Department Masood Milkazemi and Economy Minister Ehsan Kanduzi did not report to parliament or explain their approach to the country’s economic crisis. called and they did. Milkazemi blamed part of the problem on the Majles. However, throughout the show, it became clear that Garribuff had the upper hand in dynamics.
According to Etemad, neoconservatives may be using the protest situation to attack ultraconservatives at their weakest point by blaming them for most of the country’s problems. be. At the same time, some observers say the split between the two most powerful factions of Iran’s conservative camp could be a division of roles aimed at playing the game of good cop and bad cop for the masses. It is said that there is
All this means that some parts of the Iranian government are ready to introduce small reforms into the system, but protesters are unprepared to settle for anything other than regime change over the past seven weeks. was shown.