Reporting from Tehran
I hear from the Guardian Council that they are ready to recount those ballot boxes queried by the opposition.
My understanding of that would be that the opposition can then just query every single ballot box, in effect launching a complete recount.
I haven’t seen the details of their statement yet, but they did say earlier that the election result was only provisional.
They are the body that adjudicates on appeals against the election, and they seem – from what we have heard so far – to have launched a massive U-turn over this election result.