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Iran votes in presidential election

An Iranian woman is seen through a plastic sheet as she waits to vote at a polling station during presidential elections in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

An Iranian woman is seen through a plastic sheet as she waits to vote at a polling station during presidential elections in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

An Iranian woman is seen through a plastic sheet as she waits to vote at a polling station during presidential elections in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei arrives to cast his vote during Iranian presidential election in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Official Khamenei Website/Handout via REUTERS

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei arrives to cast his vote during Iranian presidential election in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Official Khamenei Website/Handout via REUTERS

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei arrives to cast his vote during Iranian presidential election in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Official Khamenei Website/Handout via REUTERS
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Presidential candidate Ebrahim Raisi looks on at a polling station during presidential elections in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Presidential candidate Ebrahim Raisi looks on at a polling station during presidential elections in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Presidential candidate Ebrahim Raisi looks on at a polling station during presidential elections in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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An Iranian cleric holds a flower and a document after voting during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

An Iranian cleric holds a flower and a document after voting during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

An Iranian cleric holds a flower and a document after voting during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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An Iranian woman holds her passport as she shows her ink-stained finger after casting her vote during Iranian presidential election at the Iranian consulate, in Najaf, Iraq, June 18, 2021. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

An Iranian woman holds her passport as she shows her ink-stained finger after casting her vote during Iranian presidential election at the Iranian consulate, in Najaf, Iraq, June 18, 2021. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

An Iranian woman holds her passport as she shows her ink-stained finger after casting her vote during Iranian presidential election at the Iranian consulate, in Najaf, Iraq, June 18, 2021. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
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Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei casts his vote during Iranian presidential election in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Official Khamenei Website/Handout via REUTERS

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei casts his vote during Iranian presidential election in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Official Khamenei Website/Handout via REUTERS

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei casts his vote during Iranian presidential election in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Official Khamenei Website/Handout via REUTERS
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Iranians wait to vote at a polling station during presidential elections in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Iranians wait to vote at a polling station during presidential elections in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Iranians wait to vote at a polling station during presidential elections in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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Iranians wait to vote at a polling station during presidential elections in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Iranians wait to vote at a polling station during presidential elections in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Iranians wait to vote at a polling station during presidential elections in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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An electoral worker checks documents during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

An electoral worker checks documents during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

An electoral worker checks documents during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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An Iranian woman holds a document after voting during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

An Iranian woman holds a document after voting during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

An Iranian woman holds a document after voting during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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Iranian men shake hands as people vote during Iranian presidential election at the Iranian consulate, in Najaf, Iraq, June 18, 2021. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

Iranian men shake hands as people vote during Iranian presidential election at the Iranian consulate, in Najaf, Iraq, June 18, 2021. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

Iranian men shake hands as people vote during Iranian presidential election at the Iranian consulate, in Najaf, Iraq, June 18, 2021. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
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Electoral staff works during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Electoral staff works during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Electoral staff works during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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An Iranian couple holds documents after voting during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

An Iranian couple holds documents after voting during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

An Iranian couple holds documents after voting during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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Presidential candidate Ebrahim Raisi gestures after he votes during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Presidential candidate Ebrahim Raisi gestures after he votes during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Presidential candidate Ebrahim Raisi gestures after he votes during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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Iranian people check the names of candidates during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Iranian people check the names of candidates during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Iranian people check the names of candidates during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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An Iranian woman casts her vote during Iranian presidential election at a polling station at the Iranian consulate, in Najaf, Iraq, June 18, 2021. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

An Iranian woman casts her vote during Iranian presidential election at a polling station at the Iranian consulate, in Najaf, Iraq, June 18, 2021. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani

An Iranian woman casts her vote during Iranian presidential election at a polling station at the Iranian consulate, in Najaf, Iraq, June 18, 2021. REUTERS/Alaa Al-Marjani
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Presidential candidate Mohsen Rezaee ?gestures during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Presidential candidate Mohsen Rezaee ?gestures during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Presidential candidate Mohsen Rezaee ?gestures during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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An Iranian woman holds flowers during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

An Iranian woman holds flowers during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

An Iranian woman holds flowers during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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Presidential candidate Abdolnaser Hemmati casts his vote during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Presidential candidate Abdolnaser Hemmati casts his vote during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Presidential candidate Abdolnaser Hemmati casts his vote during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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An Iranian woman checks the names of candidates during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

An Iranian woman checks the names of candidates during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

An Iranian woman checks the names of candidates during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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An Iranian man casts his vote during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

An Iranian man casts his vote during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

An Iranian man casts his vote during presidential elections at a polling station in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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Iranians search for their names at a polling station during presidential elections in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Iranians search for their names at a polling station during presidential elections in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS

Iranians search for their names at a polling station during presidential elections in Tehran, Iran June 18, 2021. Majid Asgaripour/WANA (West Asia News Agency) via REUTERS
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