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IRAN: Pivotal election, Rouhani may not be a sure bet

    Hasnain Malik
    Hasnain Malik

    Strategy & Head of Equity Research

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    Tellimer Research
    11 May 2017
    Published byTellimer Research
    Iran presidential election as important as US one for Frontiers – In Iranian politics we (simplistically) define the “Pragmatic” Conservative faction as supporting fiscal prudence, private sector capital, moderate social norms and a gradual détente with the West, and the “Principilist” Conservative faction as supporting fiscal populism, state control of the economy, strict social norms and close ties with Russia and China.