Ayatollah's Ruse Iran's Presidential Election Offers No Real Choice

On June 14, Iranians will choose their next president, but the candidates have been handpicked by an increasingly unyielding Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei. Hopes for a quick resolution to the nuclear conflict will likely go unfulfilled.
Supporters of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei in Tehran.

Supporters of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei in Tehran.

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Translated from the German by Christopher Sultan