GC extends verification of candidates’ credentials to 5 more days

TEHRAN, May 15 (MNA) – The Guardian Council has extended its vetting of presidential candidates for another five days, its spokesman Abbas Ali Kadkhodaii told the Mehr News Agency on Friday.

He said since the five-day time was not enough to investigate the qualifications of 496 presidential candidates and therefore the council decided to extend it.  

Kadkhodaii said the GC has informed the Interior Ministry of its decision. 

He also said according to the law the Guardian Council’s declaration of the candidates’ qualifications will be considered ‘final’ and there will no room for ‘revision’.

He said the results of verifications will become clear on May 30.

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