Raisi, the preferred candidate of Iran's Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC), is a former member of Iran's judiciary. He also is the guardian of the shrine of Imam Reza in the holy city of Mashhad - a role he was appointed to by?Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.?IRGC's second choice for president,cheap real jordans, Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf, the sitting mayor of Tehran, has withdrawn from the race to consolidate the hardline vote.
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What started as an electoral race between hardliner candidates and moderate/reformist candidates supporting Rouhani soon turned into a major battleground