General Director of the Executives of Construction Party said "Hashemi and Khatami do not intend to run for the 11th-term presidentials.”
"As far as I know, Messrs. Hashemi and Khatami do not mean to enter the electoral stage and the Reformists are going to make consensus on a single candidate,” Qolamhossein Karbaschi said, according to Zendegi.
He provided comments on the delay with which the Reformists introduce their candidate as "The stage is not open for the Reformist. In these circumstances they cannot arrive at a common point.”
He added that a couple of days are needed before the Reform Front will make a decision.
Reports go that Younosi, the Minister of Intelligence during the Reform administration, also has said that Hashemi will certainly not run for presidency.
Younosi has said that Hashemi will endorse Rohani.
He has also stated that if Hashemi enters the stage, Rohani will step down in his favor.