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6 February 2016, 15:44

Iranian monitoring body qualifies 1,500 more parliament hopefuls

Iran’s elections monitoring team has qualified 1,500 more hopefuls of the upcoming parliamentary elections. The 1,500 comprised 15 percent of the total hopefuls who had pled against their first-round disqualification. They had been disqualified by the Guardian Council which conducted a preliminary qualification of all the hopefuls. Siamak Rahpeykar, spokesman of the elections monitoring team, said with the new results, 55 percent of all who had signed up for candidacy are now qualified, Tasnim...

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