Comparing previous survey conducted on May 1-2, new polls show that, the number of people who made a decision to take part in the voting process increased by 3 percent.
While the Iranian economy has somewhat stabilised under the accord and incumbent candidate Hassan Rouhani, unemployment remains high. He’s up for re-election. Hard-liners in the USA benefit when Iranian hard-liners are ascendant, and that is bad for both of our countries. Thomas, thanks for joining us.
“I thank and praise all my popular and unpretentious supporters, who have striven toward realization of the revolution’s ideals with all they have”, he concluded. Under the Iranian system, candidates need an absolute majority of votes to win.
Former president Mohammad Khatami, considered the spiritual leader of Iran’s reformists, urged voters on Sunday (May 14) to re-elect President Hassan Rouhani and support his policy of seeking to end Iran’s isolation from the rest of the world.
In recent weeks, Rouhani, a 68-year-old moderate cleric, has lashed out at the conservatives over issues from freedom of speech to corruption and wealthy institutions that don’t pay tax.
– Iranian state TV is reporting a strong magnitude 5.7 quake has left three people dead and about 200 injured in a remote area in the country’s northeast. Who is up against him? “They are both from the conservative camp but draw on different constituencies”, she said. Tehran mayor Mohammad Bagher Qalibaf, a conservative vying for the presidency, has promised to pay the poor the equivalent of up to $40 monthly. And he says that he can create 5 million extra jobs.
Khamenei, Iran’s final arbiter on all matters of state, intervened last week as the campaigns became more confrontational, calling on candidates to avoid “immoral” outbursts that could damage the nation.
Ebrahim Raisi-Sadat, is a conservative cleric and current custodian of Astan Quds Razavi, appointed by Ayatollah Khamenei.
“Of course that gives away the game, doesn’t it?” the adviser continued. The main social networks used by the Iranian people are Twitter, Instagram, and Telegram as they are harder for the Regime to control.
Iranian voters are set to cast ballot in the country’s presidential election on Friday. Will that stay in place no matter who wins?
But he went further in his closing statement, vowing for the first time to target the remaining U.S. sanctions that are still hampering trade deals and preventing foreign money from entering Iran.
Rouhani, a pragmatist cleric, was elected in 2013 by 51 per cent of votes on promises to ease Iran’s global isolation and end the house arrest of opposition leaders. Despite his other failures, Mr. Rouhani’s success in reaching the nuclear deal – favoured by the vast majority of Iranians – has put him in a solid position. The Council ensured that all the candidates are loyal to the basic tenets of the revolution and to the Supreme Leader.