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Economy takes center stage in Iran election

Saeed Barzin Jun 14, 2013
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BBC World Service

Economy takes center stage in Iran election

Saeed Barzin Jun 14, 2013
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Voters in Iran head to the polls today to pick a new president. Iran’s economy is likely to be a major issue, as the country faces crippling international sanctions, 30 percent unemployment, and soaring inflation.

Saeed Barzin, Iran analyst for the BBC’s Persian Service, joins Marketplace Morning Report host David Brancaccio to discuss.

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