Nasrallah congratulates Rouhani on Friday election

IRNA — Secretary General of the Lebanese Hezbollah Hassan Nasrallah in a message on Saturday congratulated victory of Hassan Rouhani in 12th presidential elections in Iran.

He wrote that the high voter turnout in the the election indicates awareness of people in a free election.

On behalf of me and brothers, sisters from Hezbollah congratulate Your Excellency for re-election in the 12th presidential election as president of Iran.

He underlined that high turnout of Iranians in the election has proven the awareness of the Iranian nation to the entire world.

In the 12th presidential election held in Iran and 102 countries across the world on Friday, Hassan Rouhani obtained over 23 million votes (57 percent of total votes) and was announced the winner of the election.

More than 70 percent of eligible voters participated in the election.