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President Ahmadinejad is today signed in formally as President of Iran, for a new four year term, in a public ceremony. But yesterday, in a second ceremony only broadcast on state television, the President was officially blessed by the Supreme Leader. The ceremony has attracted attention largely because it was boycotted by the three major opposition figures in Iranian politics — opposition leader Mousavi, along with two former Presidents, Rafsanjani and Khatami. Behind this, however, lies a deeper split: between the senior…

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