Iran’S Rouhani Wins 2Nd Time Period By Way Of A Huge Margin

| Getty Iran’s Rouhani wins 2nd term by a wide marginIran’s President Hassan Rouhani won re-election by a wide margin Saturday, giving the moderate cleric a second four-year term to see out his agenda pushing for greater freedoms and outreach to the wider world.
Iran’s president is the second-most powerful figure within Iran’s political system.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani secured a commanding lead of 57 percent in a race that drew more than seven out of every 10 voters to the polls.
The two figures, Mir Hossein Mousavi and Mahdi Karroubi, both endorsed Raisi, as did Mohammad Khatami, another reformist who served as Iran’s president from 1997 to 2005.
“Rouhani will apply his ever-increasing efforts for the dignity of Iran” in his next term, the reformist said.

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