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A live debate on the topic of the day, with four guests. From Monday to Thursday at 7.10 pm Paris time.

Latest update : 2017-05-18

Iran presidential election: High stakes poll goes down to wire (part 2)

On Friday, Iranians will vote in the first presidential election since the 2015 nuclear agreement, when the country agreed to roll back its nuclear programme in exchange for an end to most international sanctions. How's that likely to play out in this poll? Have the Iranian people felt any economic benefits so far? And what implications is the election likely to have for the country itself and its relations with the international community?

Click here for PART ONE. 

Produced by Michele BARBERO, Alessandro XENOS, Van MEGUERDITCHIAN.

By Robert PARSONS

Our guests

Ali VAEZ

International Crisis Group's Senior Analyst, Iran

Hamed MOUSAVI

Professor of political science, University of Tehran

Ardavan AMIR ASLANI

International lawyer and author

Barbara SLAVIN

Senior fellow, The Atlantic Council

Sanam SHANTYAEI

FRANCE 24 journalist, @SanamF24

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