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Hassan Khomeini Criticises Disqualifications

Hassan Khomeini said of the disqualification of candidates that “any attempt to deny the republican element of the Islamic Republic is counter-revolutionary.”  Khomeini, who is the grandson of Ayatollah Khomeini and did not nominate in these elections at the request of the Supreme Leader, added in a direct reference to the Guardian Council’s spokesperson that “anyone who says that the system remains legitimate even if the people do not participate in the elections, that person doesn’t know the spirit and nature of the Islamic Republic”.

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