Tehran (IP) - The registration of the candidates for the early presidential elections kicked of formally on Thursday morning in the Ministry of Interior, Tehran.

Iran Press/Iran news: Iran's President Ebrahim Raisi along with his companions were on board on the way from Tabriz, northwestern Iran, to Tehran when their helicopter crashed on Sunday, May 19, and all were martyred.

According to the constitution, the Ministry of Interior is tasked to prepare the grounds for elections for a new president to be elected.

The registration process continues until Monday, Jun 3.