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Iran Election Too Close to Call

Iran holds its first run-off presidential election -- a contest that pits a former well-known president who portrays himself as a moderate against a hard-liner who's a staunch supporter of the country's religious rulers. Analysts say the outcome is too close to call and that turn-out will be important.

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Corrected: June 25, 2005 at 9:39 AM PDT
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Ivan Watson
Ivan Watson is currently based in Istanbul, Turkey. Following the 9-11 terrorist attacks, he has served as one of NPR's foreign "firemen," shuttling to and from hotspots around the Middle East and Central Asia.