Ahmadinejad disqualified from presidential election as Iran approves 6 candidates

This symbol displays Iran’s Mum or dad Council in consultation. — Iran Global
  • Applicants are to begin campaigning formally in a while.
  • The Iranian election is because of pull park on June 28.
  • Council disqualifies Ahmadinejad, and 4 girls. 

DUBAI: Iran’s Mum or dad Council, which oversees elections and regulation, disqualified Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and issued names of licensed six applicants to run for president in snap elections to be held then this year later the dying of President Ebrahim Raisi in a helicopter accident, Iranian media reported Sunday.

At the record are Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, Iran’s hardline parliament speaker and previous Modern Guards commander, Saeed Jalili, a conservative, who used to be former eminent nuclear negotiator and ran Splendid Chief Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s place of business for 4 years and Tehran’s conservative mayor Alireza Zakani, media reported.

The record, introduced on atmosphere TV via the Election Workplace spokesperson, additionally contains Masoud Pezeshkian, a reformist lawmaker, Mostafa Pourmohammadi, a hardliner and a former internal minister, and Amir-Hossein Ghazizadeh Hashemi a conservative flesh presser.

“With the announcement of the final list of candidates, their electoral activities start officially,” atmosphere TV stated.

The election is because of pull park on June 28.

The Council disqualified hardline former president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and previous parliamentary speaker Ali Larijani, a leading conservative, atmosphere media stated.

In a Sunday publish on social media web site X, Zakani stated he would “compete until the end to continue the path of” Raisi.

Consistent with Iran’s electoral regulation, campaigning will have to formally get started from Sunday till 24 hours earlier than the elections.

Others together with average ex-parliament speaker Ali Larijani and Vahid Haghanian, a former commander in Iran’s Modern Guards, have been additionally barred from contesting the publish.

4 girls had additionally registered their candidacy however have been disqualified, as has been the case for all presidential elections for the reason that 1979 Islamic revolution.

Iran’s presidential elections have been initially slated for 2025 however have been introduced ahead following Raisi’s sudden dying on Would possibly 19.