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Iran election: Hardliner Raisi set to become president

Before he withdrew, reformist candidate Mohsen Mehralizadeh hinted that the vote would be a foregone conclusion, saying during a candidates’ TV debate that the ruling clerics had aligned “sun, moon and the heavens to make one particular person the president,” according to The Economist. https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-middle-east-57537027