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What the Iran presidential candidates stand for

05/16/2017
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May 19, 2017 -- Iran’s presidential election is shaping up to be a two-horse race, with moderate incumbent Hassan Rouhani facing a tough re-election battle against hardline cleric Ebrahim Raisi.

Conservative mayor of Tehran, Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf, dropped out of the race on Monday to boost Raisi’s chances. His decision brings the number of candidates competing in Friday’s election to five, though more may drop out in the coming days to solidify support for other candidates.


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