May. 14, 2021

Iran's Ahmadinejad warns of boycott if barred from presidential candidacy

Iran/Politics

The story: Conservative former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has registered to run in Iran’s upcoming June 18 vote. The controversial politician has also warned that if the Guardian Council rejects his candidacy, he will neither vote in the elections nor endorse any other candidate. If approved, an Ahmadinejad campaign could inject more interest into an anticipated low-turnout vote.

The coverage: On May 12, videos showing the former president and his entourage at the interior ministry headquarters in Tehran went viral on social media. His aides and bodyguards were caught on camera clashing...

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