Time in Yerevan: 11:07:36,   26 July

Ebrahim Raisi wins Iranian presidential election

Ebrahim Raisi wins Iranian presidential election

YEREVAN, JUNE 19, ARMENPRESS. Iran’s ultraconservative cleric and judiciary chief Ebrahim Raisi has won the presidential election held on June 18, receiving 17,8 million votes according to the preliminary results, reports TASS.

28 million 600 thousand people participated in the voting.

The final results will be published within the day.

Four candidates were running for the president: Secretary of the Expediency Discernment Council Mohsen Rezaee (more than 3 million 300 thousand votes), Chief Justice Ebrahim Raisi, Deputy Parliament Speaker Amir-Hossein Ghazizadeh Hashemi (over 1 million votes) and former Governor of the Central Bank Abdolnaser Hemmati (more than 2 million 400 thousand votes).

 

Editing and Translating by Aneta Harutyunyan








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