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  Sivan 12, 5773 , 21/05/13

Report: Iranian Presidential Candidates Disqualified

Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani and candidate Rahim Mashaei, a close confidant of Ahmadinejad, the outgoing president, were disqualified from the presidency of Iran, according to unofficial reports from Tehran.

Now it seems that only eight of them, all affiliated with Supreme Leader Khamenei will compete for in the elections to be held on the 14th June. The final list will be published in the near future.


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