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Factbox: Choices curtailed - Iran's parliamentary election

Reuters Friday, 21 February 2020
Iranians voted on Friday in a parliamentary election likely to reinforce the authority of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, amid mounting U.S. pressure over the nuclear program and as discontent grows at home.
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Ali Khamenei Ali Khamenei Supreme Leader of Iran since 1989

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