Following the declaration of the Islamic Republic in 1979, the radical conservative Ibrahim Rizi was declared the winner of the Iranian presidential election on Saturday, marking the lowest turnout in such a referendum.
Surprisingly, the 60-year-old head of the judiciary, Mr. R C won the first round against three other candidates after a sluggish election campaign against the backdrop of general dissatisfaction with the economic and social crisis.
According to the final results of the Interior Ministry, he received 61.95% of the vote. The official participation rate is 48.8%.
Hotjadolaslam (ranked lower than Ayatollah in the ranks of Shiite clerics), Mr. RC was a favorite archive, with no real competition after his main opponents were disqualified.
As the head of the Judicial Commission takes office in August, a country is in the grip of a severe economic crisis that comes as a result of US sanctions against Iran following the decision by former President Donald Trump to condemn it. The international Iran nuclear deal in 2018 ended in 2015 in Vienna.
Although emerging from a political current characterized by anti-Americanism and rejection of the West, Mr. Ricci recalled during the campaign that – in line with the line laid down by Supreme Guide Ali Khamenei – the priority is to get these barriers removed – the rugged country.
So his election should have no effect on the negotiations to save the Vienna Agreement by reuniting the United States.
The solution goes as a priority by lifting US sanctions demanded by Iran in exchange for Tehran’s return to full and full use of the agreement, with the Islamic Republic abandoning most of its defenses in response to the US siege. Restricting his nuclear activities he accepted in Vienna.
– Nation, “Great Winner” –
According to official figures, Maj. Gen. Mohsen Rezai, the former commander of the Revolutionary Guards, the ideological army of the Islamic Republic, came in second with more than 11.79%, but his vote was less than the total number of false votes.
Abdolnasar Hemati, the former chairman of the Central Bank, gets 8.39% ahead of Deputy Ameer Hossain Qasisade-Haschemi (3.45%).
Even before the official ballot was released, Ayatollah Khamenei called Iran the “biggest winner” in the election. [qui] He rose again against the enemy’s mercenary media campaign. ”
In the weeks leading up to the election, some opinion polls suggested a turnout of more than 60%.
Many Iranian officials, including outgoing President Hassan Rouhani, were concerned that the low turnout would be detrimental to the Islamic Republic’s “maintenance of justice.”
Mr. Khamenei has on several occasions called for the defeat of the campaign of exiled opposition movements.
Before announcing the results, Mr. Mr. Russi, some Iranian media. See a potential successor to Khomeini (82 this year), Mr. Rohani and was welcomed by the Speaker of Parliament Mohammad-Bagar Khalifa. I greeted.
“God is ready and we will do our best to increase the confidence that now exists in the hearts of the people,” he declared during a meeting with Mr Khalifa.
In Iran, the president has limited privileges, where power is in the hands of the supreme leader.
– Repression –
Mr. who presents himself as the champion of the fight against corruption and the defender of the popular classes with the purchasing power that is undervalued by inflation. Rousseau was one of four candidates who actually campaigned.
Then with 38% of the vote, Mr. Re-elected in 2017 in the first round against Rice, Mr. A moderate Mr. Trump torpedoed international open policy. Rouhani ends his second term with a seldom-achieved influence.
Two demonstrations in December and January 2017-2018 and November 2019 were violently suppressed.
As for the opposition among the deported and human rights defenders, Mr. RIC is the epitome of the repression associated with the mass executions of left-wing prisoners and his name when he was deputy lawyer for the Revolutionary Court in Tehran in 1988.
When asked about this controversial page of recent history in 2018 and 2020, Mr. Razi denied any involvement, but paid tribute to the “order” issued by Ayatollah Khomeini, the founder of the Islamic Republic. With this refinement.
However, Amnesty International condemned his election to the presidency, arguing that he should be prosecuted for “crimes against humanity” and “brutal repression” of human rights.
On the detention list of Iranian officials allowed by Washington “to be complicit in serious human rights violations,” Mr.