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English Publication Date: Thursday, April 20, 2017 Source: Gulf Times
Live debates have been a hugely popular feature of the last two elections in 2009 and 2013, with many analysts saying Rouhani's performance was key to his surprise victory last time.
English Publication Date: Friday, April 21, 2017 Source: PressTV
The live broadcast of the debates among the presidential candidates would be “one of the best ways” to enhance the Iranians’ awareness and help them identify the best hopeful, Ayatollah Mohammad Ali Movahedi Kermani said in an address to worshipers...
English Publication Date: Monday, April 3, 2017 Source: Merh News
Iran’s state TV and Radio broadcaster IRIB will air live political debates on presidential election starting Monday evening 20:35 local time.
English Publication Date: Sunday, October 23, 2016 Source: Herald Leader
"Did you see the debate and the way of their speaking, accusing and mocking each other? Do we want such a democracy in our country? Do we want such elections in our country?" Rouhani said, speaking to a crowd in the Iranian city of Arak.
English Publication Date: Wednesday, May 29, 2013 Source: The Daily Star (Lebanon)
The eight hopefuls seeking Iran's highest elected office are to take part in a televised group debate on Friday, with its ailing economy hit by international sanctions topping the agenda.