Rohani Takes Iranian Presidency; Will There Be Change?

Rohani‘s reputation as a mediator and someone who has worked within the corridors of power should be an advantage that Khatami, who was director of the national library before he became president, never enjoyed…A big test will be whether Rohani pushes for the release from house arrest of Mirhossein Mousavi and Mehdi Karoubi, two reformist leaders held under house arrest since 2011. That demand was a constant chant of Rohani supporters at his campaign rallies and on the streets of Tehran and elsewhere overnight.

Read Here – Reuters

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei issued a message on Saturday, hailing the high voter turnout in Friday’s presidential election and saying that the elected president of Iran is the president of the entire nation.

Read Here – Tehran Times

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