Iran's President calls for direct voting through use of little-known constitutional article

13 February 2018
During a speech marking the 39th anniversary of the Islamic Revolution, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani called for a direct vote to end moments of political gridlock within the country, a controversial move that is certain to anger the country’s hard-liners. Citing a mostly unknown constitutional article, Rouhani said, “If we have differences, we must refer to Article 59 of the constituti[...] Read more here:…


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