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Iran's leadership: What you need to know

18 May 2013 Last updated at 01:28 BST

As Iran gears up for presidential elections on 14 June, there already appear to be internal factions with various wings of the establishment fighting against each other.

BBC Persian's Rana Rahimpour explains how the the Iran's leadership structure works and what the result of the elections could mean for the country.