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Hassan Rouhani overwhelmingly won presidential election scoring 57% of votes.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei in a message on Saturday praised Iranians massive turnout in the May 19 presidential and local elections.
Secretary of Supreme National Security Council has described elections as the symbol of the Iranians’ empathy and solidarity to preserve the country’s dignity, saying those threatening Iran are the main losers.
Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei in a message on Saturday praised Iranians’ massive turnout in May 19 presidential and said Iranian nation is the real winner of the country’s presidential elections.
US Defense Secretary James Mattis stated that the US-led coalition strike on Thursday targeted Iranian-directed forces near Syria’s al-Tanf.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif hailed people massive turnout in the presidential and local elections held on Friday.
Federica Mogherini, the European Union’s Foreign Policy Chief, in a message offered her congratulations to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on his re-election, and voiced the EU’s preparedness for bilateral engagement with the Islamic Republic.
The Russian leader has congratulated Hassan Rouhani on being reelected as Iran’s president.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad congratulated his Iranian counterpart on securing a second term, hailing the presidential election in Iran as an exemplary democratic model for the international community.
Norway’s foreign minister is welcoming the re-election of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani.