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Iran’s new President – Was Ebrahim Raisi’s race to the top post predetermined?
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Iran’s new President – Was Ebrahim Raisi’s race to the top post predetermined?

On 18 June, Iran conducted its 13th Presidential elections with an all-time low voter turnout of 48.8 per cent. The election results were announced on 19 June, with Iran’s top cleric Ebrahim Raisi, termed ultraconservative, by the western media winning the polls with a landslide victory. Iran’s Guardian Council declared the final list of candidates […]