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Iran to hold parliamentary election on Friday

03-01-2012 11:03 BJT

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Iran's parliamentary election will be held Friday. Political analysts say it would be a decisive battle in the struggle between political and religious factions.

It will be the first poll since the country's disputed presidential election in 2009.

The main contest is likely to take place between two rival factions: loyalists to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

The result will demonstrate which side is stronger and will have a bearing on next year's presidential election.

 

 

Editor:Liu Fang |Source: CNTV.CN

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