Raisi wins the presidential elections

  • 19-06-2021, 09:30
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    INA- sources

    Iranian state television announced the win of Ebrahim Raisi in presidential election.

    The sources indicated that the head of the Iranian Election Committee confirmed that Raisi had obtained more than 17 million votes out of a total of 28 million, according to the preliminary results

    Meanwhile, Iranian presidential candidates Mohsen Rezaee and Abdolnaser Hemmati, conceded their defeat in the presidential elections and congratulated their rival Ebrahim Raisi for winning the election.

    Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the elected president is well known and I will congratulate him after the results are officially announced.

    Rouhani also thanked the Iranian people for their participation in the elections at this historic stage.

    It's to be mentioned that millions of Iranians voted on Friday in an election that was expected to transfer power to Raisi, a conservative who is subject to U.S. sanctions.