Rouhani: Participation in elections instrumental

Tehran, Jan 31, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani underlined here Sunday that nothing should be able to dash ‘our hope,’ saying people’s presence in the elections is instrumental.

President Rouhani made the remarks after attending the Mausoleum of the late Imam Khomeini downtown Tehran to renew allegiance with the Father of the 1979 Islamic Revolution.

‘We should not abandon the ballot boxes under any conditions,’ stressed the President.

Majlis (parliament) and Assembly of Experts elections are scheduled for February 25, 2016.

By IRNA