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  • Date :
  • 6/13/2009

Reporters from 44 countries to cover Iran elections


Journalists from 44 countries will reportedly come to Iran to cover the 10th presidential elections scheduled for the coming Friday.

‘So far, 265 reporters, photographers, cameramen and pressmen arrived in Iran to cover the June presidential election,’ an official at the culture ministry, Mohsen Moqaddaszadeh, told on Tuesday.

He added that Britain, France, Japan, the US and Germany were among the countries that requested entry visas for its journalists.

Incumbent President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, war-time prime minister Mir-Hossein Mousavi, two-time parliament (Majlis) speaker Mehdi Karroubi and Expediency Council Secretary Mohsen Rezaei are the candidates who have joined the fray for the Iranian presidency.

Iran's tenth presidential elections are scheduled for June 12.


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