Category: Domestic Politics
Iran’s president was honored in a conference held by a group of his supporters on the anniversary of his victory in the presidential election. In…
Iran Updates: Khatami Thanked The Supreme Leader, Rowhani Vowed To Empower The Islamic Republic
The Iranian president elect, Hassan Rowhani, is going to be sworn into office in less than 50 days and then based on the country’s constitution he has to introduce his ministers to the Parliament in two weeks.
Before the election, Rowhani pledged to use individuals with different political tendencies in his administration. It seems that he is under pressure from some figures, political parties, and the media who try to influence his decisions for appointing his ministers. One of these figures is Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani
Hassan Rowhani held his first press conference since being elected as Iran’s new president and answered questions from Iranian and international reporters regarding his proposed policies on internal and foreign affairs.
On Monday his answers were surprising for all observers.
Hassan Rowhani becomes Iran’s new president after winning 50.7% of the votes.
Iran’s Minister of Interior Mostafa Mohammad Najjar officially announced the final results of Iran’s presidential election (held yesterday Friday).
A 72.7% turn-out of voters shocked foreign observers who didn’t predict such a high participation.
Latest Iran Election Info: 80% Turn Out Moderate Rowhani Leading With 50%
On the Commemoration of the 24th anniversary of the late founder of the Islamic Republic, Ayatollah Sayed Rohollah Mousavi Khomeini, Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Sayed Ali Khamenei delivered an important speech to a gathering of millions at the Imam Khomeini’s Mausoleum.