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Hemmati and Zakani in Twitter War

Rival candidates Abdol-Nasser Hemmati and Ali-Reza Zakani engaged in a Twitter battle today over the economy. After Hemmati said that he was standing as a voice for the silent majority, Zakani commented that people’s silence benefited Hemmati, before joking that if elected, he would make Hemmati the governor of the Central Bank (his current role) for life on the condition that Hemmati increase the value of the national currency. Hemmati hit back saying Zakani obviously had no understanding of economics and any second-year undergraduate student can teach him how the value of national currency is determined. 

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