Iran’s Guardian Council agreed on Sunday to postpone the runoff election for the parliamentary seats until September due to the outbreak of the coronavirus.
The final results of the Friday elections in larger cities would be announced by Sunday.
Campaignings officially ended for Iranian 11th parliamentary and Assembly of Experts elections as the country prepares to hold the momentous vote on Friday.
Ali Shamkhani called for high turnout in the elections due to be held later this week and said Iran cannot remain powerful without a strong parliament.
Mahmoud Vaezi called for maximum participation of the people in the upcoming parliamentary elections.
President Hassan Rouhani warned Monday of threats to Iran "democracy and national sovereignty" in the run-up to the February 21 parliamentary elections.
TEHRAN (Iran News) — The Guardian Council is investigating the parliamentary candidates’ records, as well as their complaints with due care, the Guardian Council chief, said on Wednesday. As IRNA reported, Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati, head of Guardian Council said, “Investigating complaints and qualifications records, especially in such short time, is an extremely laborious measure which […]
TEHRAN (Iran News) – The spokesman for the Guardian Council, Abas Ali Kadkhodaei, wrote on his Twitter account late on Saturday that the competency of the candidates for the parliamentary elections will be studied according to the constitution. Abas Ali Kadkhodaei, who also serves as the deputy secretary-general of the council, wrote that time for […]