Aug 5, 2021, 10:47 AM
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Iraqi President arrives in Tehran

Tehran, IRNA- Iraqi President Barham Salih arrived in Tehran on Thursday to take part in Ebrahim Raisi's inauguration ceremony as Iran’s new president.

Salih was received by the Chairman of the Headquarters for Executing the Order of Imam Khomeini Muhammad Mokhber at Mehrabad International Airport.

Iraqi President had congratulated Ebrahim Raisi on being elected as Iran’s new president.

On Friday, June 18, 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.

Out of over 59.3 million eligible voters in the presidential election, nearly 29 million took part in the national event. Ebrahim Raisi won the presidential race with over 18 million votes out of the total 28,933,004 ballots, which shows a 48.8 percent turnout.

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Tuesday endorsed the decree of Ebrahim Raisi as the next President of Iran.

Ebrahim Raisi's inauguration ceremony is slated for today (Thursday afternoon).

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