Iran’s Conservatives Win Elections After Record Low Turnout, Disqualifications

Lincoln Wylie

TEHRAN—Iran’s conservatives gained a landslide in the country’s parliamentary elections, strengthening tricky-liners opposed to diplomacy with the West. But a report-very low turnout dealt a general public rebuke to the establishment’s get in touch with for unity in the deal with of escalating tensions with the U.S.

Acknowledging the defeat of nonconservative factions, the moderate President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday identified as on the new lawmakers to signify not just those who voted but all Iranians.

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