Iran’s Top Leader Appears To Rebuke President As Election Nears

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Tajrish Square in Tehran. The Iranian economy did not get the boost many had hoped for after the nuclear deal.Credit  Khamooshi for The New York Times

Iran’s top leader criticized the pace of national economic growth on Thursday in what appeared to be a rebuke of the president, who had forecast prosperous times after the 2015 accord that lifted international sanctions in exchange for nuclear limits.

The critical comments by the leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, came two months before elections in which President Hassan Rouhani is expected to seek a second term. The comments suggested some tension between them as the vote draws…

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