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Six candidates qualified to run for Iran presidential election

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April 21, 2017 -- Iran has announced the final list of candidates for its presidential race, with moderate incumbent Hassan Rouhani likely to face a strong challenge from hardline cleric Ebrahim Raisi.

Former hardline President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad sought to run in the May 19 election but was disqualified.

External links

Iran's Interior Ministry announces final list of presidential candidates (PressTV)
Iran approves 6 to run for president, but Ahmadinejad is out (Associated Press)

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