Modern Thinkers Party of Islamic Iran

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Modern Thinkers Party of Islamic Iran
General Secretary Amir Mohebbian
Founded 2006; 11 years ago (2006)
Headquarters Tehran, Iran
Ideology Conservatism
Political position Right-wing
Religion Islam
International affiliation None

Modern Thinkers Party of Islamic Iran (MTPII; Persian: حزب نواندیشان ایران اسلامی‎‎) is a conservative political party in Iran. It was co-founded in 2006 by Amir Mohebbian, Gholamhosein Mohammadi, and MPs Abolfazl Kalhor and Hosein Noushabadi.[1]

It is considered a modernist and moderate party, supporting social justice and social freedom. The party advocated pro-poor policies and dialogue with the political elite.[2]

According to Simon Tisdall, it is a right-wing traditionalist party.[3]


  1. ^ Iranian Ministry of Interior's List of Legal Political Parties and Organizations [as of 12/28/2011], retrieved 7 April 2017 – via The Iran Social Science Data Portal 
  2. ^ Behdad Bordbar (29 September 2014), "Iranian conservative says the US needs Iran", Al-Monitor, retrieved 7 December 2016 
  3. ^ Simon Tisdall (4 May 2014), "Hassan Rouhani faces growing criticism in Iran over nuclear talks", Guardian, retrieved 7 December 2016