Huge turnout in elections in Sanandaj
People in Sanandaj, the capital of Kurdistan Province, welcomed warmly the 12th presidential election and the 5th elections of city and village councils. The elections are held today, May 19, all across Iran.
Polling stations are open from 8am until 6pm local time (3:30am to 1:30pm GMT) although authorities have announced that the country's 63,500 polling stations could extend their voting time if necessary.
Photo: Bakhtiar Samadi
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