A member of the Afghan Parliament has praised the mechanism of holding presidential election in Iran, and has compared the turnout in the Middle Eastern country’s vote with that in the polls in the so-called democratic European states.
The high turnout in Iran’s presidential election will leave the US president no excuse to circumvent the reality. Here is an account of the Friday’s votes, which Trump should better read.
Reformist and moderate candidates have won all the 21 seats of Tehran’s City Council according to the final results declared by Tehran governor, ending the 15-year dominance of conservative councillors.
Tens of thousands of Iranians took to the streets across the country on Saturday night to celebrate the victory of Hassan Rouhani in the Friday’s presidential election.
IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Sunday and picked headlines from 28 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Iranian presidential candidate Ebrahim Raisi, who lost the race to Hassan Rouhani in the Friday’s elections, wished success for the elected president, and expressed the hope that people’s economic problems are prioritized in the next four years.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who won a second term in office in the presidential polls held on Friday, said establishing security in the region will be possible through enhancing democracy and respecting people’s votes.
Iranian people, from all walks of life and in all parts of the country, went to the ballot boxes on Friday to vote for their favourite candidates in presidential and local elections.
A number of world leaders have sent congratulatory messages to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, felicitating him on being re-elected as the country’s president in the Friday’s election.
Presidential candidates Mostafa Aqa-Mirsalim and Mostafa Hashemitaba have congratulated Hassan Rouhani on winning a re-election in Iran’s presidential votes held on Friday.