Iranian Interior Minister Ahmad Vahidi told reporters on the sidelines of a cabinet session on Wednesday that candidates from diverse political factions have pre-registered to run in the parliamentary elections, which will be held in late winter.
Hadi Tahan Nazif, the spokesman for the Guardian Council, announced Sunday that the new parliamentary elections slated for March 2024 will be held with the new electoral law that the vetting body endorsed.
Iraqi voters (of whom 25 million are eligible to vote) have cast their ballots distributed among 83 electoral districts and more than 8,200 polling stations across the county.
Iranians from all walks of life headed to polling stations across the country early on Friday to exercise their right to have a final say on all state matters ranging from how to run a village to deciding who will be the tenant of the Iranian presidential palace for the next four years.
Mohsen Mehr-Alizadeh, one of the Reformist candidates in Iran’s presidential election, has dropped out of the race, in what will likely boost the chances of fellow Reformist candidate Nasser Hemmati for election.
Iranian Defense Minister Brigadier-General Amir Hatami has underlined the need for higher voter turnout in the Iran June election, saying such a thing will strengthen national security
The US Special Representative for Iran and Venezuela claimed that Washington’s so-called ‘maximum pressure’ policy against Iran will continue regardless of the upcoming presidential elections.
Tajikistan presidential election begun on Sunday, with five candidates, including incumbent President Emomali Rahmon, running for the post.
The attempts to humiliate US President Donald Trump by accusing him of ties with Russia just play into Moscow’s hands and upgrade its status, Russian President Vladimir Putin said.
Former US Vice President Joe Biden holds an 8-point lead over President Trump in a new Hill-HarrisX national survey.