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Larijani re-elected as speaker of Iran's parliament

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Larijani re-elected as speaker of Iran's parliament

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Ali Larijani has been re-elected as speaker of Iran’s parliament.

The 55-year-old is a fierce critic of President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

Seen as a pragmatic conservative, he is close to the Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and was the country’s top nuclear negotiator until 2007.