Putin congratulated Rowhani on his election victory

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Russian President Vladimir Putin congratulated Hassan Rouhani in connection with his victory in the elections of the President of Iran, the press service of the Kremlin.

On Saturday, Iranian authorities announced that the country’s current President Hassan Rouhani re-elected for a second term with 57% of the election according to the results of counting 100% of the votes.

«The President of the Russian Federation Vladimir Putin sent a congratulatory telegram to Hassan Rouhani on the occasion of the convincing victory on elections of the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran», — stated in the message.

It is noted that the Russian President confirmed the readiness to continue active joint work on further development of Russian-Iranian partnership as at the bilateral and international agenda.

According to the message, Putin expressed confidence that «further successful implementation of the agreements, including those reached during the recent official visit of Rouhani to Russia, in the interests of the friendly peoples of the two countries, in line with efforts to maintain stability and security in the middle East and the world in General.»

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