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Rohani Supporters Celebrate Iran Election Victory


Rohani Supporters Celebrate Iran Election Victory
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Iranian voters weary of years of economic isolation and tightening political restrictions threw down a blunt demand for change on June 15 by handing a moderate cleric a landslide victory in a presidential election. Millions of Iranians at home and abroad greeted Hassan Rohani's victory with a mix of euphoria and relief that eight years under hard-line President Mahmud Ahmadinejad were finally over. State television showed large crowds marching through the streets of the capital, with similar displays of jubilation reported in other cities, including Mashhad, Zanjan, and Qom. (Reuters)

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