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Iranian President-elect Hassan Rohani

Iranian President-elect Hassan Rohani

Iran’s President-elect Hassan Rohani won Iran's June 14 presidential election with 50.7 percent of a total of 36, 704, 156 ballots. The voter turnout in the election was 72.7 percent.”
Iran’s Foreign Ministry Spokesman Abbas Araqchi says the heads and the officials of all world states have been invited to attend the swearing-in ceremony of Iranian President-elect Hassan Rohani. In a Sunday interview with ISNA, the Iranian official said that regional countries, however, were a priority with regards to the sending of the invitations. Rohani’s swearing-in ceremony is scheduled to be held on August 4, one day after his endorsement by the Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei. The Iranian president-elect won Iran's June 14 presidential election with 50.7 percent of a total of 36, 704, 156 ballots. Voter turnout in the election was 72.7 percent. The Iranian president-elect currently represents Ayatollah Khamenei in the Supreme National Security Council and is also a member of the Expediency Council and the Assembly of Experts. He is the president of the Expediency Council's Center for Strategic Research as well. MYA/HJL/HMV