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Ex-president of Iran announces his candidacy for president

12 May 2021 [12:08] - TODAY.AZ

By Trend

The ex-Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has declared his candidacy for the president in the 13th presidential election, Trend reports citing Iranian media.

According to the report, Ahmadinejad recently went to the election commission of the Ministry of Interior of Iran and registered.

Ahmadinejad, who was elected president in the 9th and 10th convocations presidential election was accompanied by about 100 supporters.

As reported, the registration of candidates for the presidential elections in Iran began on May 11 and will end on May 15, 2021.

The Guardian Council will examine the credentials of the candidates within four days (May 16-20). In addition, the board will research the complaints of those whose candidacies were not accepted within 4 days (May 21-25). The names of the presidential candidates in Iran will be announced on May 26.

According to the decision of the Guardian Council, the age of presidential candidates can be a minimum of 40 and a maximum of 75. The candidates must have a minimum master's degree.

Reportedly, Iran's presidential and municipal elections will be held on June 18, 2021. There are 31 provinces and 450 counties in Iran.


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