Media: Rouhani leads in the presidential election in Iran

Media: Rouhani leads in the presidential election in Iran

MOSCOW, may 20 — RIA Novosti. The current President of Iran Hassan Rouhani in the lead in presidential elections after the counting of the 37 million votes, reports the Agency Reuters citing its own sources.

According to the source Agency, Rouhani is gaining 21.6 million votes after counting 37 of the 40 million ballots. Followed by Ayatollah Ibrahim Raisi than 14 million votes.

“It was all over, Rouhani won”, — quotes Agency the words of your source. He also added that it remains to calculate the order of 4 million votes.

Polling stations opened on Friday morning in all cities of Iran on the election of a new President. Simultaneously with presidential in Iran held elections to municipal councils and elections to the Parliament. Have the right to vote approximately 56 million people.

Participated in the election of four incumbent President Hassan Rouhani, Ayatollah Ibrahim Raisi, former Vice President Mostafa Hashemi-Taba and the candidate of the conservatives Mostafa Agha Mirsalim.