Iran’s presidential election: In pictures

Iran’s presidential election: In pictures

May 19, 2017
REUTERS

TEHRAN: Millions of Iranians hit the polls in twin elections to elect the country’s next president and members of City and Village Councils.

The voters will decide the fate of moderate President Hassan Rouhani and his policy of engagement with the West on Friday as he goes head-to-head with hardline cleric Ebrahim Raisi.

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The following is a selection of photos showing people and officials taking part in the elections: