Iran official points to more open elections

Iran Guardian Council spokesman Abbas Ali Kadkhodaee speaks during an interview with AFP at his office in the capital Tehran, yesterday. – AFP pic, December 1, 2019.

A SENIOR Iranian official has suggested in an interview with AFP that authorities may be more open than in the past in approving candidates for a looming parliamentary election.

“We don’t consider ourselves immune from criticism. We may also accept that mistakes have been made in the past,” said Guardian Council spokesman Abbas Ali Kadkhodaee.

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