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German FM, Armenian pres. felicitate Rouhani on reelection

TEHRAN, May 21 (MNA) – German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel and Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan congratulated President Hassan Rouhani on his reelection as the president of the Islamic Republic of Iran on May 19.

Gabriel published a Twitter message congratulating Rouhani and interpreted Iranians vote for him as wholehearted support for political and economic opportunities.

Meanwhile, Armenian President Serzh Sargsyan sent a congratulatory message to Hassan Rouhani on his reelection as Iran's president.

“I am confident that during your tenure in office, the friendly neighborly Iran will continue to develop upward, bringing its considerable and important contribution to the establishment of regional peace and stability,” read the message, issued by the President’s Office press service. 

“I am hopeful that through our joint efforts, the traditionally warm and friendly Armenian-Iranian relations will continue to develop and strengthen in all areas, registering a qualitatively new level of cooperation between our peoples. I wish you health, success in all your undertakings, and I wish lasting peace and prosperity to the friendly people of Iran,” reads the congratulatory message of the President of Armenia Sargsyan.

Hassan Rouhani was elected the president of Iran for his second term winning about 23 million votes (57%). The turnout was more than 40 million (70%).

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