Iran’s Election 2021: Presidential Opponents Accept as Expected Results | Middle East News
The President, who is believed to have won the major leagues, has not yet been named a winner.
Three-quarters of Iran’s presidential candidates have agreed to waste hours before the interior ministry announces its results.
Preliminary reports said the chief justice, Ebrahim Raisi, had won many victories. The president, defended by Prime Minister Ali Hosseini Khamenei, was identified as the frontrunner for Friday’s by-elections, which were marred by a lack of turnout and a lack of turnout.
Independent candidate Abdolnaser Hemmati has praised the President for winning the election. “I hope that your government, under the leadership of Chief Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, will bring comfort and development to our country,” Hemmati’s former central bank chief said in a statement, state media reported on Saturday.
The president did not immediately accept Hemmati’s offer, as well as that of former Revolutionary Guard chief Mohsen Rezaei, who also acknowledged the loss.
Another candidate, Amir Hossein Ghazizadeh Hashemi, praised the President.
“I appreciate … President, elected by the state,” Hashemi, an Iranian journalist, said.
Speaking on television, outgoing President Hassan Rouhani praised the “elected people [president]”, Do not name him.
“Because it has not been announced yet, I am delaying the appreciation. But it is clear who received the votes, ”said Rouhani.
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