Jun 19, 2021, 7:13 PM
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Turkish President congratulates Iran's President-elect

Tehran, June 19, IRNA - Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday congratulated President-elect Ebrahim Raisi on his victory in the 13th presidential election.

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan sent a message on Saturday congratulating President-elect Ebrahim Raisi for his victory in the 13th Iranian presidential election.

Erdogan expressed pleasure over travel to Iran to participate in the upcoming round of high-level bilateral cooperation during the Post-Corona era.

Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani-Fazli announced on Saturday that Raisi obtained 17,926,345 votes out of the total 28,933,004 ballots, being elected as the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Iran’s presidential election was held nationwide and in 133 countries on June 18. The election was due to end at 19:00 local time, but it was extended twice until 2:00 a.m. on June 19.

Some 500 international journalists from 226 foreign media covered the event in Iran.

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