Participation of Iranians living in Netherlands in presidential election

Tehran, June 19, IRNA - The voting of Iran’s 13th presidential election in the Netherlands was held at the Iranian House of the Embassy of the Islamic Republic in The Hague in accordance with health protocols.

The Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in The Hague took the necessary administrative measures, such as coordinating with local authorities, to hold the 13th presidential election in the Netherlands.

The embassy issued regular notices to inform Iranian compatriots residing in the country about the time and place of polling stations, the conditions and documents required to participate in the elections, as well as the related health and legal advice.

At the end of the deadline for obtaining votes in the Netherlands Alireza Kazemi Abadi, the ambassador of the Islamic Republic to the Netherlands, in a message appreciated his compatriots living in the Netherlands  for their participation in the presidential elections in The Hague.

The election process started at 7 a.m. on Friday.


The 13th presidential election was held simultaneous with the sixth round of city and village councils elections, the first mid-term for the 11th parliament’s by-election, and the second mid-term for the fifth Assembly of Experts election on Friday.

Presidential candidates include Expediency Discernment Council Secretary Mohsen Rezaei Mirqaed, Judiciary Chief Ebrahim Raeesi, MP Amir-Hossein Ghazizadeh Hashemi, and former Governor of the Central Bank Abdolnaser Hemmati. Saeed Jalili, Mohsen Mehralizadeh, and Alireza Zakani, three other presidential candidates, dropped out of the presidential race.


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