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Iran's Government Spokesman Ali Rabiei says the United States Department of State is in no position to comment about Iran's democratic mechanisms, and that Washington had better correct its own internal affairs before judging other countries.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Islamic Republic of Iran has summoned the British ambassador to Tehran on Saturday, June 19, 2021, to protest against the problems created for the Iranian voters in Britain, the Ministry's spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said.
Abdolnasser Hemmati, Mohsen Rezaei, and Amir-Hossein Qazizadeh Hashemi have, in separate messages, congratulated Ebrahim Raisi on winning the presidential elections.
Iran's Interior Ministry says it has so far counted 90 percent of the votes cast in the country's presidential elections, and Ebrahim Raisi has so far won the majority of votes.
Iranian people have started voting in the presidential election, City Council elections, and the Assembly of Experts elections.
IFP has taken a look at the front pages of Iranian newspapers on Sunday, June 17, 2021, and picked headlines from 18 of them. IFP has simply translated the headlines and does not vouch for their accuracy.
Leader of Iran’s Islamic Revolution has underlined the significance of the June 18th presidential election in determining the country’s destiny, saying a low turnout will help enemies undermine Iran.
Iranian presidential contenders Saeed Jalili and Alireza Zakani have withdrawn from Iran's presidential race in favour of Ebrahim Raisi, the conservative contender who has the biggest chance for winning the Friday votes.