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The Iran Primer

Latest on the Race: Khamenei’s Do’s and Don’ts

            The supreme leader has warned presidential candidates against demeaning each other and promising more than they can accomplish. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei has published a list of 25 campaign do’s and don’ts ahead of the June presidential election. At least 30 candidates have indicated their intention to run. They must first register for vetting in mid-May. Only candidates approved by the Guardian Council will contest the June 14 election. The following is a translation of the list posted on Khamenei’s personal website. 

 

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