Aug 4, 2017, 3:31 PM
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Hamas delegation arrives in Tehran for Rouhani inauguration ceremony

Tehran, Aug 4, IRNA – A three-member delegation of Palestinian resistance movement Hamas headed by Ezzat Al-Rashq arrived at Tehran's Imam Khomeini Airport on Friday to participate in oath-taking ceremony of Iran's president-elect Hassan Rouhani.

Rouhani is due to take the oath of office in front of the parliament on Saturday afternoon in a ceremony to be attended by top-ranking Iranian officials as well as senior officials from 92 countries.

Eight presidents, 19 parliament speakers, nine vice presidents and prime ministers, seven parliament vice-speakers, 11 foreign ministers and 35 special envoys from different countries will reportedly attend the ceremony.

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei endorsed Rouhani's presidential decree in a ceremony on Thursday.