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Iranians choose Ahmedinejad's succesor

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Men stand in line to vote at a mosque in Qom, 14 June, 2013
Men stand in line to vote at a mosque in Qom, 14 June, 2013 Reuters/Fars News/Mohammad Akhlagi

More than 50 million people will elect a successor to current Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Friday. Cleric Hassan Rowhani has emerged as one of the front-runners in the poll. Analysts say he has a chance of forcing a run-off with one of the three main conservative candidates, the former foreign minister Ali Akbar Velayati, Tehran mayor Mohammad Baqer Qalibaf and chief nuclear negotiator Saeed Jalili.