Ali Larijani to run for Iranian President

Ali Larijani, former speaker of Iran Parliament has registered to run for the Iranian President elections.  

This is his second run for the presidency. He ran in 2005, which saw a surprise victory by the ultraconservative Mahmoud Ahmadineja 

He was the parliament speaker from 2008 to 2020, and currently serves as an advisor to the supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. 

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