Iran's President Hassan Rouhani Registers To Run For Re-Election
Rouhani has spent weeks defending his economic record, pushing back against critics who argue that ordinary people are yet to feel any benefits from the nuclear deal and subsequent lifting of sanctions.
Iranian hardline cleric Ebrahim Raisi registered on Friday to run for next month's presidential election, state television showed. "Everyone is running, so I chose to run as well", said one candidate, who asked not to be named.
Rouhani has also lost one of his main backers: heavyweight former president Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, who passed away in January, played a key role in the surprising landslide victory in 2013.
He was also Prosecutor and Deputy Prosecutor of Tehran in 1980s and 1990s.
Earlier, ex-Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, Former Minister of Industry Mostafa Hashemitaba, former Oil Minister Seyed Mohammad Kharazi and Ebrahim Raeesi, the chief custodian of Astan Quds Razavi, have registered their candidacies.
In 2016, Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei appointed Raisi as head of the Imam Reza charity foundation, which owns a large business conglomerate and endowments in Iran.
Ahmadinejad previously served two four-year terms from 2005 to 2013. Raisi told reporters at the interior ministry where registration was being held.
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There is no way around it", Tusk said, "The EU27 [the remaining member states] does not and will not pursue a punitive approach. He said: "Starting parallel talks on all issues at the same time as suggested by some in the United Kingdom will not happen.
Price of gold surges to five-month high
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Assad says army 'gave up' all chemical weapons
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Apple and Foxconn to bid for Toshiba's chip business
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Colorado has backed off plans for marijuana clubs
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Simone Biles heartwarming tribute on 'DWTS'
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Yankees' Greg Bird sits with sore right ankle
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