Iran's Khamenei says voting in parliament election is a religious duty

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  • Tuesday, 18 Feb 2020

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei speaks as he meets with people in Tehran, Iran February 18, 2020. Official Khamenei website/Handout via REUTERS

DUBAI (Reuters) - Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said casting a vote in an upcoming parliamentary election is a religious duty, Iranian state TV reported on Tuesday.

"Today, voting is not only a revolutionary and national responsibility, but a religious duty," Khamenei said.

(Writing by Parisa Hafezi; Editing by Alex Richardson)

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