July 24, 2024

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Iran’s Conservatives Win Elections After Record Low Turnout, Disqualifications

TEHRAN—Iran’s conservatives won a landslide in the country’s parliamentary elections, strengthening difficult-liners opposed to diplomacy with the West. But a record-very low turnout dealt a community rebuke to the establishment’s get in touch with for unity in the deal with of escalating tensions with the U.S.

Acknowledging the defeat of nonconservative factions, the reasonable President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday termed on the new lawmakers to symbolize not just those people who voted but all Iranians.