News ID: 104
Publish Date: 23 June 2021
Secretary of the Constitutional Council Ayatollah Ahmad Jannati said Iran’s 13th presidential elections were held smoothly and in a calm atmosphere.

Ayatollah Jannati: 13th presidential elections held in ‘complete calm’

“The elections were held smoothly and in complete calm and no tensions were reported,” Ayatollah Jannati said on Wednesday addressing the weekly meeting of the vetting body in Tehran.

Seyed Ebrahim Raeisi won the Friday presidential election by a landslide. Out of a total of 28,933,004 votes cast in the presidential election, Raeisi garnered over 17.9 million votes.

Ayatollah Jannati further hailed the Iranian nation’s enthusiastic presence in the vote, urging the president-elect to do all he can to address people’s economic woes.

The Iranian interior minister announced on Saturday the end of vote counting in the 13th presidential election with an overall turnout of 48.8 percent nationwide.

He added that the elections were held in a calm atmosphere with regulations in all electoral processes fully observed.

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