Jun 19, 2021, 4:38 PM
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FM Zarif: Overseas Iranian meaningful participation shows glory of nation

Tehran, June 19, IRNA - Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Saturday that overseas Iranian meaningful participation in the presidential election once again shows the glory of Iranians.

On Saturday, Zarif wrote on his Instagram account that Iran appreciates its people's valuable and proud presence in the presidential election on June 18, 2021.

Referring to the widespread participation of Iranians abroad, he said that this Iranians' meaningful participation outside of the country once again shows the glory of Iranians in the world.

Iran’s presidential election was held nationwide and in 133 countries on June 18.

The election was due to end at 00:00 a.m. local time, but it was extended to 02:00 a.m. on June 19.

Over 59 million Iranians were eligible to vote.

Vote counting started as soon as the extended time ended.


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