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

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.
Recent Elections Boost Iran’s World Reputation: Syria’s Assad

Recent Elections Boost Iran’s World Reputation: Syria’s Assad

Syrian President Bashar Assad says the recent presidential election held in Iran was a severe blow to the enemies of Iran and enhanced the Islamic Republic’s regional and international reputation.

President Rouhani under Pressure on Cabinet Line-Up

As Iranian President Rouhani is preparing to announce his next cabinet, speculations are increasingly raised on his cabinet’s line-up by main political figures from the two main political camps in Iran.

Rouhani’s Swearing-in Ceremony to Be Held on Schedule

An Iranian parliament official says the swearing-in ceremony of Iran’s President-elect Hassan Rouhani will be held on the previously-planned date.
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Iranian MPs Thank Police for Providing Elections’ Security

A number of Iranian lawmakers have expressed their gratitude towards Iran’s police forces for their efforts to ensure the security at the time of the country’s May 19 elections.

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