Iran has begun registering candidates to replace Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in its forthcoming presidential election.
Hopefuls have a five-day period in which to declare their intention to stand in the 14 June poll.
More conservative than reformists have put themselves forward as candidates, reports say. Iran's Guardian Council - a body controlled by the Supreme Leader - decides who can stand.
Constitutionally, President Ahmadinejad cannot run for a third term.
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