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An archive of news and views about the 2017 presidential and local elections held in Iran

Iran Eager to Deepen Ties with New Iraqi Government: Spokesman

Iran to Get Rid of Sanctions by 2021: Gov’t Spokesman

Iranian Government Spokesman Ali Rabiei says Tehran’s policy is to neutralize the US sanctions strategy, and put an end to all anti-Iran bans until 2021.

Ahmadinejad Raps JCPOA, Dismisses Plan for Presidential Race

Former president of Iran Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has slammed the 2015 nuclear deal as a one-way accord that has ignored the principles of justice and is doomed to collapse in the long term, noting that he would not run for president in the next election.

Iran Successfully Tests E-Voting ahead of Parliamentary Polls

Citizens of Tehran went to the polls on Friday, July 26, 2019, to choose Assistants to the Islamic City Council of Tehran in the first fully-electronic voting in the country’s history.

Iran President Offers Congratulations to New Judiciary Chief Raisi

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has congratulated Hojjatoleslam Ebrahim Raeisi on his appointment as the new Judiciary chief, expressing his readiness for mutual cooperation.

Iran Denies Meddling in US Mid-term Elections

Iran’s foreign ministry has denied interfering in the United States’ mid-term elections saying that the Islamic Republic’s principled policy is not to interfere in the internal affairs of other countries.

Conservative Politician Defends Rouhani’s Government

Iran’s former nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili says he used to be a rival of Hassan Rouhani during the 2013 presidential elections, but he feels duty-bound to support him if he does something that serves the country’s interests.

People Have Every Right to Criticize Gov’t: Iran President

Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani says people are entitled to criticize and raise questions about the performance of his administration.

Rouhani Sworn in as Iran’s President for Second Term

In a Saturday ceremony attended by delegations from over 100 countries, Hassan Rouhani was sworn in for the second term as the president of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Moderates’ Political Future Hinges on Rouhani’s Cabinet Line-up

A political analyst says the way Iranian President Hassan Rouhani would form his next cabinet can play a decisive role in the political future of moderates and reformists in Iran.
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EU’s Mogherini to Attend Iran President’s Swearing-in Ceremony

The European Union’s Foreign Policy Chief Federica Mogherini will travel to Tehran on August 5 to attend the inauguration ceremony of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, according to her spokeswoman.