The Foreign Desk

Rouhani's ‘referendum’



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6 May 2017

Episode 174

28 minutes

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On 19 May Iranians get to decide their next president. In an election that’s more a test of current president Hassan Rouhani’s policies than an act of democracy, its importance might seem secondary to those elsewhere. But with domestic economic problems, unrest with its neighbours and the future of the nuclear deal unclear, casting a ballot paper is more important than ever.

6 May 2017



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