Applications for the presidential elections began in Iran


For those who will run for the 13th presidential elections scheduled to take place in Iran on June 18, they will be able to run until May 15.

Nominations will be examined and decided by the Guardian Council (AKK).

With the decision taken last week, the AKP brought new conditions to those who wanted to be candidates.


Also, in the aforementioned decision, it was stated that the presidential candidate must fulfill conditions such as “at the age of 40-75, to have at least 4 years of experience in executive positions at the state level.

He must have at least a university education, and al-Askari must have at least the rank of Major General.

President Hassan Rouhani rejected this decision taken by the Justice and Development Party yesterday, and directed the Ministry of Interior to “implement the current conditions in the constitution.”