Raisi issues announcement on candidacy

April 10, 2017

TEHRAN – Ebrahim Raisi, the current custodian of the Holy Shrine in Masshad, issued an announcement on Sunday regarding his candidacy for the upcoming presidential election.

In this announcement, Raisi said he has decided to enter the presidential race with the aim to “form a powerful, knowledgeable government that would not know day from night in its efforts to return dignity to people and fight discrimination, poverty and corruption”.

“There is no dead-end for Iran and the key to the existing problems is a resolute will to render serious changes in the country’s executive management.”

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