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A picture released by the office of Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on March 20, 2013, shows him addressing the nation on the occasion of Noruz, the Iranian New Year, in Tehran. Iran’s ruling establishment has moved to prevent infighting by allowing a only handful of conservatives loyal to the all-powerful supreme leader to contest next month’s presidential election, analysts say. This paves the way for the most powerful political institutions to be completely run by individuals hand-picked by Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, the country’s ultimate decision maker, or by those obedient to him AFP PHOTO/HO/IRANIAN SUPREME LEADER’S WEBSITE == RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE – MANDATORY CREDIT “AFP PHOTO / IRANIAN SUPREME LEADER’S WEBSITE” – NO MARKETING NO ADVERTISING CAMPAIGNS – DISTRIBUTED AS A SERVICE TO CLIENTS ==