The eleventh presidential election is now being held throughout Iran. Iran’s leader cast his vote at the very beginning, calling on the nation to go to the polls in the early hours.
The leader also pointed to the remarks by American NSC officials who said they would not recognize Iran’s election. “To hell with their recognition”, he said condemning the remarks.
“The enemies of the Iranian nation try to disappoint the people. This sabotage has gone beyond their press and now is done by the politicians in the enemies’ front,” he said.
“My expectation from our dear people is to take part [in the elections] and i would recommend to cast their ballots as soon as possible.”
Ayatollah Khamenei asked all of elections authorities to protect people’s vote. ” enemies trying to discourage people from voting,” he said.