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    Iranians Voting for Next President, Polling Hours Extendedi
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    June 14, 2013 7:04 PM
    Many of Iran's 55 million eligible voters have been heading to the polls today to choose the country's next president following a campaign lacking the fervor that saw Iranians take to the streets in massive protests four years ago. VOA's Jeff Seldin reports the winner will replace controversial incumbent Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, though there are doubts the new president will bring any significant change in Iran.

    Iranians Voting for Next President, Polling Hours Extended

    Published June 14, 2013

    Many of Iran's 55 million eligible voters have been heading to the polls today to choose the country's next president following a campaign lacking the fervor that saw Iranians take to the streets in massive protests four years ago. VOA's Jeff Seldin reports the winner will replace controversial incumbent Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, though there are doubts the new president will bring any significant change in Iran.


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