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What to expect from Iran's presidential election? | Inside Story

Al Jazeera, 06 Jun 2021
Only seven of the hundreds of people who applied to run for President in Iran were approved by its election watchdog.

The contentious elimination process has helped the prospects of hardline judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi, who's favoured to win.

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei says some of those rejected were 'wronged'.

Presenter: Peter Dobbie

Guests:

Mostafa Khoshcheshm - Journalist and Iran Affairs Analyst.

Mark Fitzpatrick - Former Director of the non-proliferation program at the International Institute for Strategic Studies.

Aniseh Bassiri Tabrizi - Research Fellow at the UK's Royal United Services Institute.

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