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  4/24/2014, Nissan 24, 5774

Iran Says 95% of Population Seek Government Aid

Mohammad Baqer Nobakht, Iran’s vice president for management and development, said on Wednesday that 95% of the Iranian population signed up to a cash handout program.

According to Nobakht, 73 million out of the country's 77 million people had opted to receive the $14 monthly payments.