Rouhani allies win most Tehran seats in clerical body-final results on IRNA

By REUTERS
February 29, 2016 08:28

Final Iranian election results show President Hassan Rouhani and his allies won 15 out of the 16 seats reserved for Tehran in the Assembly of Experts, an important leadership body, state news agency IRNA reported on Monday.

Just one prominent hardliner -- Ahmad Jannati, who came in 16th place -- was elected in Tehran to the 88-member clerical body responsible for choosing the next supreme leader, the country's most powerful position.


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