DUBAI - Iran will hold presidential elections on June 14 next
year, the Interior Ministry said on Friday, the first such vote since a violent
crackdown on protests over Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's disputed 2009
The 2013 presidential vote is expected to be a contest
between Ahmadinejad's allies and his more conservative opponents. Ahmadinejad
cannot run for a third term due to a constitutional limit.
presidential election will be held at the same time as municipal elections," the
official IRNA said, citing the Interior Ministry.
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