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IRIB Changes Dates of Candidates’ Debates

The IRIB has decided to change the dates of the candidates’ debates as they will conflict with the Iranian national football team’s World Cup Qualifier matches. The first debate will now take place on Saturday June 5, two days earlier than originally scheduled, with the second and third debates moved to Tuesday June 8 and Saturday June 12 respectively. This marks a reversal of IRIB’s policy; on Monday, the Director of the IRIB refused a request by the Ministry of Interior to change the dates.

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