Registration begins for presidential candidates in Iran
The five-day registration of presidential candidates has started in Iran from today. The presidential election is scheduled to take place on June 18.
According to Iranian media, the registration of presidential candidates will continue until Saturday, the final list of eligible presidential candidates will be released on May 26, 27.
According to the report, so far more than 20 personalities have officially announced to contest the presidential election.
Incumbent Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is ineligible to run for office three times in a row because he is not allowed by law.