Iranian cleric Ebrahim Raisi registers his candidacy for the May 19 presidential elections. Photo: APIranian cleric Ebrahim Raisi registers his candidacy for the May 19 presidential elections. Photo: AP
Iranian cleric Ebrahim Raisi registers his candidacy for the May 19 presidential elections. Photo: AP

Ebrahim Raisi, tipped as future supreme leader, wants to be Iran’s next president

Ebrahim Raisi, a hardline cleric close to Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has announced plans to run promising to fight poverty and corruption

Iranian cleric Ebrahim Raisi registers his candidacy for the May 19 presidential elections. Photo: APIranian cleric Ebrahim Raisi registers his candidacy for the May 19 presidential elections. Photo: AP
Iranian cleric Ebrahim Raisi registers his candidacy for the May 19 presidential elections. Photo: AP
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