Iranian opposition figure Karoubi to vote for Rouhani in election

LONDON - Iranian opposition figure Mehdi Karoubi, under house arrest since 2011, announced his support for President Hassan Rouhani who is seeking a second term in Friday's election.
Karoubi asked all Iranians to participate in the election and to protect the democratic process by choosing their preferred candidate, but said: "I will vote for Rouhani," Saham News, the official website of his political party reported on Monday.
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