Former Iranian president calls for ‘free’ elections

BEIRUT – Former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, whose 2009 re-election prompted mass unrest over alleged vote rigging, has called for “free” presidential and parliamentary elections in an open letter to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Mr Khamenei backed Mr Ahmadinejad after his return to power kicked off protests in which dozens of people were killed […]

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