Putin congratulated Rouhani on winning the presidential election

The President of Russia Vladimir Putin has congratulated his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rohani on his re-election for a second term. This was reported on the Kremlin website.

“The Russian President confirmed the readiness to continue active joint work on further development of Russian-Iranian partnership as at the bilateral and international agenda”, — the telegram reads.

Putin expressed confidence that all bilateral agreements will be made in the interests of the peoples of the two countries.

The victory of Rouhani in the presidential elections it became known earlier, on may 20. “From 41.2 million votes Rouhani has 23.5 million and has won the elections”, — said the Minister of internal Affairs of Iran abdolreza Rahmani Fazli. Rival Rouhani, Ebrahim Raisi, has received 15.8 million votes.