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High turnout as Iranians vote in first elections since nuclear agreement
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High turnout as Iranians vote in first elections since nuclear agreement

by the First Source News MediaFebruary 26, 2016

President ’s reformist-moderate alliance seeking to make gains against conservatives and hardliners

Iranians began voting on Friday in the first polls since last summer’s landmark nuclear agreement and the lifting of sanctions in a key test of whether reformists and moderate supporters of the president, Hassan Rouhani, can make significant gains against conservatives and hardliners.

Early signs pointed to a high turnout, which would favour the Rouhani camp.

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