Nuclear negotiator Jalili edges ahead in Iranian election race By Jon Hemming DUBAI (Reuters) - Steadfastly loyal to Iran's supreme leader, Saeed Jalili has taken a tough line with the West as chief nuclear negotiator and is now a leading contender in the June 14 presidential election with a slick campaign and pledges to fix the faulty economy. With two prominent, more pragmatic candidates disqualified from running, the race is now dominated by conservative ...
June 12, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
Is Jalili The Iranian Establishment's Candidate Of Choice? Said Jalili, Iran's top nuclear negotiator, is the youngest and most conservative of the six candidates who will contest the June 14 presidential election. He has also been described by some observers as the Iranian establishment's preferred man for the job, a nod that would go far to secure his victory. Indeed, there are solid arguments to support that perception. -Golnaz Esfandiari, RFE
June 12, 2013 - Payvand Iran News