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Presidential Election Watch: Hardline Kayhan Criticizes Rafsanjani
In a lengthy editorial on Monday, Hossein Shariatmadari, editor of hardline newspaper Kayhan, which is close to the Supreme Leader, criticized the decision of former president Hashemi Rafsanjani to register his candidacy, asking what the point of doing so had been, and suggesting that it could have been a cover for the reformists to return to the political scene.
Kayhan criticized the wide coverage the Iranian press has given to Rafsanjani's registration as a candidate.