TEHRAN, YJC. The Ministry of Interior has announced the names of the presidency candidates.
The Ministry of Interior Affairs announced the names of 8 candidates as qualified for presidential elections today.
The names are as follows:
Qolamali Haddad Adel, Said Jalili, Mohsen Rezaei, Hassan Rohani, Mohammadreza Aref, Mohammadbaqer Qalibaf, Aliakbar Velayati, Mohammad Qarazi.
Esfandiar Rahim-Mashaei and Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi-Rafsanjani were among others disapproved by the Guardian Council of Iran from participating in the upcoming presidential elections.