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Iran opposition chiefs call for detainees' release

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) - Iran's top three reformist leaders are
calling for an end to the "security state" imposed after the
disputed June 12 presidential election and the release of all those
detained over the postelection turmoil.
A pro-opposition Web site says defeated presidential candidates
Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mahdi Karroubi as well as Iran's popular
former president Mohammad Khatami met late Monday to discuss the
harsh crackdown by security forces and pro-government Basij
It says the three demanded release of all those detained and
called for an end to "security state" that has sent hundreds of
political activists and journalists into jail.
Opposition supporters say election results showing a victory for
President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad were fraudulent.

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