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Changes to Presidential Law pass Guardian Council

The Guardian Council today announced that it had approved amendments to the proposed changes to the Presidential Law. A proposed change to the law, aimed at limiting Presidential candidates to between the ages of 40 and 70, was rejected by the Parliament on Sunday. The law has been interpreted by some as aimed at keeping Mohammad-Javad Azari Jahromi from running this year. The amendments will now go to the Expediency Council to negotiate with the Parliament about the law’s future.

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