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Election Blackout Begins

A ban on campaigning for the Presidential election, alongside the local council and Assembly of Experts elections, began at 7am on Thursday. A spokesman for the national broadcaster, Islamic Republic of Iran Broadcasting (IRIB), explained that, “campaigning for this election is prohibited 24 hours before the ballots open… from today until the end of the elections, the candidates and their supporters do not have the right to campaign and if any cases are observed, they will be dealt with according to the law”.

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