Ebrahim Raisi is the new Iranian president. The official announcement of the results was made by Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli. Raisi won 17,926,345 votes.
Yesterday’s presidential elections in Iran were attended by 48.8% of those eligible, the lowest percentage since the birth of the Islamic Republic.
The two main rival candidates of the ultraconservative Ebrahim Raisi even before the result was official they recognized his victory in the presidential elections in Iran, congratulating him.
According to reports from Fars, the moderate candidate Abdolnasser Hemmati, in a message to Raisi congratulated him, recognizing him as the eighth president and hoping that “his initiatives on the domestic and international scene bring honor to the Islamic Republic, a development of the economy , calm and well-being for the Iranian people “.
Conservative Mohsen Rezai, former commander of the Revolutionary Guards, also sent a message congratulating Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and “President-elect Raisi”, calling the elections a test and a “golden page” in the nation’s history. Iranian.
Outgoing Iranian President Hassan Rohani met with elected Ebrahim Raisi today, who will take office on 3 August. This was announced by state television. Rohani, quoted by the Irna agency, said he hopes that in the remaining 45 days of his mandate “a better situation will be created, including the lifting of US sanctions and a reduction in the spread of Covid to leave a better atmosphere for the next government”.
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