Hassan Rouhani Wins Presidential Election In Iran

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Hassan Rouhani Wins Presidential Election In Iran

Hassan Rouhani

Hassan Rouhani has won the presidential election in Iran, receiving a popular mandate for another four years in presidential office.

On Saturday Iranian Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani Fazli declared Rouhani the winner of the election with 23,549,616 votes, or 57 percent of the total ballots.

Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi received the second largest number of votes gathering 15,786,449 votes, or 38.5 percent.

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  • Thegr8rambino

    I read today trump sold $350 billion in arms sales to Saudis. Russia should sell the same amount, if not more, to Iran ASAP!!!

    • Barba_Papa

      Saudi Arabia has more money. The advantage of not being under economic sanctions for decades.

      • Thegr8rambino

        Well FUCK THEM!!!

    • PZIVJ

      Iran has nothing to fear.
      The Sauds are quite retarded as to any military capability.
      They just have a lot of cash to spend, and nothing else (no common sense at all).

      • Solomon Krupacek

        in that war america vs iran will be strongest league

        • PZIVJ

          Iran has an ACE card held up it’s sleeve.
          The Hormuz straights, check the maps.
          Iran has many missile systems there.

          • Solomon Krupacek

            do you believe to your text?

          • PZIVJ

            Of course. Check your keyboard (your D is sticking).
            Taking the Hormuz straights would need huge support by US Naval, Marine, and air mobile ops. And Iran would know the attack is coming

          • Solomon Krupacek

            487 sams only and hormuz is free

        • Thegr8rambino

          Not if Russia is involved

          • Solomon Krupacek

            :DDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDDD

            (btw., russia is too weak for this tournament. therefore russia will do everything not to be involved)

          • Thegr8rambino

            i guess u havent heard of khibiny?

          • Solomon Krupacek

            iran =/= russia

          • Thegr8rambino

            what makes u think they havent or arent planning on giving it to them?

          • Solomon Krupacek

            plans in 2022, attack in 2018

          • Thegr8rambino

            what?

      • Thegr8rambino

        I hope so

      • Gary Sellars

        Saudi troops are cowards… and not willing to fight and die for the ambitions of the Al-Saud family despots. Yemenis and the Houthis especially are willing to tolerate any hardships to protect what little the have, and the war drags on for this reason.

        Arms sales to the medieval Wahabbi lunatic regme is a war crime in and of itself.

  • Real Anti-Racist Action

    He is a good president, though Ahmadinejad was like the Andrew Jackson of America!
    Ahmadineja as sadly kept out of the election in a very undemocratic manor.
    He is quite loved, and he is not afraid to support Syria and Lebanon and Yemen for real!
    HE would have sent 5 times the number of IRGC al quads forces to Syria, and he would have sent 400 UAVs already to Syria and Yemen and he would have been launching missiles from Iran into ISIS positions the entire time and used the Iranian air force in the first year of the war to bomb ISIS oil and capital cities.
    He is not afraid to stand up to Zionist-bigots head on!
    Ahmadineja was the man of the hour, the hero to millions of even Christians around the world.
    He will always be a humble soft spoken hero and scholar.
    Never beieve the BBC or MSNBC lies about him ever.

    • Real Anti-Racist Action

      Ahmadinejad was loved by many Jews around the world who also oppose Zionism.He is the greatest president in Iran’s history till this day. Though Rouhani is also a great president, he is probably the second best president Iran has ever had.
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bCw-oWp1wf8

      • Thegr8rambino

        True, he spoke the truth. I just wish rouhani showed more action in regards to Syria and israel

    • BL

      He was great on foreign policy but was terrible internally. Some of his cabinet members were involved in the biggest financial fraud to ever occur in Iran, we still don’t know all the details but it is difficult to imagine he was completely unaware of the massive theft taking place. This is the reason he was disqualified.

  • Real Anti-Racist Action

    I provide here A look at elections in Iran versus other Persian Gulf states:

    The Persian Gulf’s coastline accommodates eight countries, Iran and seven Arab states. Here is a look at the differences between the electoral systems in the Islamic Republic and the other countries that share the littoral stretch with it.

    Iran
    In the Islamic Republic, the Leader, which is the highest authority in the country, is appointed by the Assembly of Experts, an 88-member body, which also oversees the Leader’s work. The Assembly, itself, has its members elected by the people.
    The country also holds regular Legislative, Parliamentary, and City and Village Council elections to respectively elect the country’s chief executive, members of the parliament, and members of the councils tasked with running urban and rural affairs.

    Saudi Arabia
    The kingdom is an absolute monarchy, where the monarch enjoys unlimited authority, except for that he must submit to the Saudi version of “religious law.” Though not always, absolute monarchy is hereditary as is the case in the kingdom.
    The king is also the head of government, where members of the ruling Al Saudi family prevail.
    The members of the Saudi Consultative Assembly or Parliament are appointed by royal decree.
    The only popular election in the country is that of municipal elections, which had been excluding women until 2015.

    Oman
    Oman is likewise an absolute hereditary monarchy, where the Sultan heads both the state and the government. The Sultan chooses the country’s cabinet.
    The Sultan also appoints members of the Consultative Assembly or the Parliament by choosing from among the names sent by local caucuses in the country’s dozens-strong districts.

    Bahrain
    The island is a constitutional monarchy, where the king’s authority is bound by the constitution.
    The country held elections in 1970s to elect a Constituent Assembly that drafted the constitution.
    The constitution has enshrined the hereditary leadership of the Al Khalifa family and called for the establishment of the National Assembly or Parliament. Only half of the legislature’s members are elected by popular vote, the rest being handpicked by the monarch.
    The country has dissolved its biggest political opposition party of al-Wefaq, and been cracking down on its supporters in what is seen as a major deterrent against popular political participation.

    Iraq
    Iraq has the members of its parliament elected by its people. The parliament, in turn, elects the president and the prime minister, who heads the country’s cabinet.

    Kuwait
    The position of Kuwait’s emir has been passing on, in the Al Sabah family. The emir appoints the prime minister, who, in turn, appoints ministers.
    Kuwaiti members of parliament and cabinet ministers vote to drop the immunity of Shia MP Abdulhameed Dashti, who faces charges of offending Saudi Arabia and Bahrain, during a parliament session, at Kuwait’s national assembly in Kuwait City, April 12, 2016. (Photo by AFP)
    The country, however, elects its own parliament members, who are empowered to even overrule the emir’s decrees or remove ministers.

    The United Arab Emirates
    The Emirate’s political constellation is formed by an absolute monarchical rule, where Abu Dhabi’s ruler is the president and head of state, and Dubai’s ruler the prime minister.
    People hold a say when it comes to electing half of the members of the Federal National Council or the Emirati federal authority.

    Qatar
    The Qatari political system is seen as probably the closest to that of Saudi Arabia. Qatar is an absolute monarchy only responsive to “religious law.”
    It was supposed to hold legislative elections in 2013, but has postponed it until at least 2019.

    SOURCE:
    http://presstv.com/Detail/2017/05/19/522450/Iran-election-Persian-Gulf-Saudi-Arabia-Bahrain-Iraq-Kuwait-Oman-Qatar-UAE