Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s 33-Year-Old Car Gets $1 Million Bid

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TEHRAN (AP).- The Iranian president’s 33-year-old car has received a $1 million bid from abroad in a charity auction to raise money for a low-income housing project, reported a local newspaper on Sunday. The 1977 white Peugeot sedan was put on auction to fund a housing projects for disabled and young people in a move by the president to appeal to fulfill a campaign promise to put a roof over the head of every poor Iranian. The Iran daily newspaper said various bids from abroad have been received by the multilingual website set up Saturday for the auction, including $1 million, but it did not elaborate on the identity of the bidders. The top bidders will be invited to the auction, which will be held in mid-February in the southwestern city of Abadan. Online offers can be made until the end of January. Foreign bidders paid 50 euros ($67) to register, while locals pay around $50. The president