Polls open for Iran's presidential election

Voters turned out in huge numbers for an election that pits two very different visions of Iran against each other; either one that adheres strictly to the principles of the Islamic revolution, or a more moderate, reformist Iran.

    Voters turned out in huge numbers for an election that pits two very different visions of Iran against each other; either one that adheres strictly to the principles of the Islamic revolution, or a more moderate, reformist Iran.

    The reformist President Hassan Rouhani, hoping for a second four year term, has promised to finish what he began with the 2015 nuclear deal, encouraging foreign investment, and bringing Iran back into the international fold.

    Al Jazeera’s Jonah Hull reports from Tehran.


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