Jun 20, 2021, 9:01 AM
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Envoy says duped elements failed to disrupt election process

London, June 20, IRNA – Iranian ambassador to Geneva appreciated participation of the Iranian nationals in Switzerland in 13th president election, saying duped elements failed to disrupt election process and had no effect on Iranian nation's determination.

In a message which was published in his Twitter account Mohammad Reza Haji Karim Jabbari said that people showed that the vain attempts made by some duped elements to disrupt election had no effect on their will to determine their fate.

Out of over 59.3 million Iranians eligible to vote in the 13th presidential election, nearly 29 million took part in the event.

Iran’s presidential election was held nationwide and in 133 countries on June 18. The election was extended twice until 2:00 a.m. the following day.

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

Earlier on Saturday, Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani-Fazli announced on Saturday that Ebrahim 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.

Other candidates Mohsen Rezaei Mirqaed, Abdolnaser Hemmati and Amir-Hossein Ghazizadeh won 3,412,712 and 2,427,201 and 999,718 votes, respectively, according to the interior minister.

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