Iran's Disputed Vote: Will a Recount Calm the Streets?

Taking a closer look at Ahmadinejad's apparent win

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

The Iran election results showed a landslide victory for President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad—and sparked Tehran's worst violence in 10 years.The spokesman for Iran's Guardian Council says it is ready to do a recount of specific ballot boxes where candidates say irregularities occurred. Jonathan Marcus, Diplomatic Correspondent for the BBC, is in Tehran to explain the ongoing crisis.

View footage from the streets of Tehran in the video below.


Ali Ansari and Jonathan Marcus

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