Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani launched a scathing attack on his conservative election rivals on Monday, saying their era of “violence and extremism” was over.
Iranian conservative presidential candidate Mohammad Bagher Ghalibaf delivers a speech during a campaign rally in the capital Tehran on May 2, 2017. (Reuters)
Iranian presidential candidates (L to R) Mostafa Hashemitaba, Hassan Rouhani, Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf, Eshaq Jahangiri, Ebrahim Raisi and Mostafa Mirsalim attend a live debate on state TV in Tehran on April 28, 2017. (AFP)