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Publish Date: 17:24 - 19 May 2017
TEHRAN, May 19, YJC - Secretary of Iranian Guardian Council Abbas-Ali Kad-Khodaei reiterated that the country has not faced any security problem during holding the election.
Guardian Council: Iran has not faced any security problem in election so farTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - "So far, we have not faced any security problem through the election process,” he said.
 
On Friday, Iranians are taking part in presidential elections and voting to choose members of the country’s City and Village Councils.
 
"Given measures which have been taken since last year and given training to observers, all observers are now by ballot boxes. The people can also report any irregularity,” he said.

"There is no pause in holding the elections and all friends are working. We will deal with any irregularity if reported.”

Some 63,500 polling stations opened at 08:00 local time (0330 GMT) Friday for long lines which had already formed around the country where more than 56 million are eligible to vote.

Polls close at 18:00 (1330 GMT), but voting hours will most likely be extended as the country has seen in previous elections, amid expectations of a high turnout.
 


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