Economy tops voters' concerns in Iran election

Iranians are heading to the polls to chose their next president on May 19. It is the first election since the lifting of some of the sanctions imposed on the country over its nuclear programme.

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    Iranians are heading to the polls to chose their next president on May 19. It is the first election since the lifting of some of the sanctions imposed on the country over its nuclear programme.

     

    There are five candidates running for the post, with two leading contenders.

     

    Al Jazeera's Andrew Simmons reports from the capital, Tehran, where the economy is the main issue for voters.


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