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June 14, 2013 8:04 am

Khamenei Says “We Don’t Give a Damn” About the U.S., as Iranians Head to Polls

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Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. Photo: wiki commons.

Reuters – Millions of Iranians voted to choose a new president on Friday, urged by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei to turn out in force to discredit suggestions by arch foe the United States that the election would be a sham.

The 50 million eligible voters had a choice between six candidates to replace incumbent Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, but none is seen as challenging the Islamic Republic’s 34-year-old system of clerical rule.

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