12 iunie 2021

Iran candidate warns against ultraconservative election win - France 24


Iran's reformist candidate Abdolnasser Hemmati warned Saturday that a win for his ultraconservative rivals in the June 18 presidential election would result in the country facing more sanctions. Iranians are to elect a successor to President Hassan Rouhani from seven candidates -- five ultraconservatives and two reformists -- approved to run by the election-vetting Guardian Council from a field of some 600 hopefuls. "What will happen if power falls into the hands of hardliners? What happens if [...]