Saturday, 13 July, 2024
|
In Stepanakert:   +22 °C

Reformist lawmaker Masoud Pezeshkian wins Iran’s presidential vote

Reformist lawmaker Masoud Pezeshkian wins Iran’s presidential vote
916
Saturday, 06 July, 2024, 09:24

Reformist candidate Masoud Pezeshkian has won Iran’s presidential election, Iranian state news agency Press TV reported Saturday citing the country’s election headquarters․

Out of 30.5 million votes counted in Friday’s runoff, Pezeshkian won more than 16.3 million, edging out his ultraconservative rival Saeed Jalili, who won more than 13.5 million, according to Press TV. Voter turnout was 49.8%, Press TV reported, citing the election headquarters under the auspices of the interior ministry.