Iran Pres­i­dent Has­san Rouhani, top ally lead af­ter vote for key body

Hindustan Times ST (Mumbai) - HT Navi Mumbai Live - - NEWS -

TEHRAN: Iran Pres­i­dent Has­san Rouhani and his main ally were the front-run­ners af­ter one-third of votes cast in Tehran in elec­tions to Iran’s pow­er­ful As­sem­bly of Ex­perts were counted. Rouhani and Ay­a­tol­lah Ak­bar Hashemi Rafsanjani, a for­mer pres­i­dent, had the most votes in the cap­i­tal for the 88-mem­ber com­mit­tee of cler­ics that ap­points the coun­try’s supreme leader.

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