May. 31, 2021

Iran's central bank chief dismissed amid presidential campaigning

Iran/Politics

The story: Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has removed the central bank governor from his post. Abdolnasser Hemmati is among the seven candidates running in the June 18 presidential elections. The move is widely seen as an expression of Rouhani’s unease with Hemmati’s bid—and his apparent refusal to resign.

The coverage: At a meeting on the social media platform Clubhouse late on May 29, Hemmati told thousands of listeners that Rouhani had asked him to step down...

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