February 24, 2016

The Washington Post: Iran is Holding Major Elections. Here’s What You Should Know About Them.

“These are the most consequential non-presidential elections in Iran at least for the last two decades,” says Trita Parsi, president of the National Iranian American Council, a Washington-based organization that favors the improvement of ties between the U.S. and Iran. “They are essentially a referendum on Rouhani and if he gets a parliament that’s less conservative, he can push through reforms.”

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