Iran Election Watch: Rohani wins Iran’s presidential election

One day after Iran presidential election, election stories are as follows:  Rohani in the lead of Iran presidential election; latest Iran presidential election tally; former president brother’s call for the release of Green Movement leaders; Rafsanjani’s remarks about most democratic election in the world and Aref’s congratulatory message to Iranian leader and nation.

 

Hassan Rohani wins Iran’s presidential election

Hassan Rohani has won Iran’s 11th presidential election following a vote that saw mass popular turnout on June 14, Mehr quoted Interior minister as saying.

 

Latest Iran presidential election tally

Iran’s Interior Ministry says of the 36, 704,156 votes tallied, Rohani won a total of 18,613,329 votes, securing 50.70 percent of the vote, Fars said.

 

Khatami’s brother calls for Green movement leaders’ release 

Mohammad Reza Khatami, a brother of the former president Mohammad Khatami has called for the release of Green Movement leaders Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karroubi, Norooz news reported.

 

Rafsanjani: No doubt about Iran presidential election

Former Iranian President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani has said that Iran’s enemies should admit that Iran held the most democratic election in the world and there is no doubt about it, ILNA reported.

 

Aref congratulates Iranian leader and nation over elections

Mohammad Reza Aref has congratulated Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei and the Iranian nation on the huge turnout in the country’s 11th presidential election, Mehr reported.

Aref emphasized that  Iranian nation’s high turnout in the election should start a new chapter of empathy and reform in the country.