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Supreme Leader, Majlis formally endorse Rouhani; new chapter opens on Iran’s political scene

Monday, 5 August 2013

Delegations from over 52 countries attended Rouhani’s swearing-in ceremony. On Saturday, the Supreme Leader formally endorsed Rouhani for a four-year term in office. Judiciary Chief Ayatollah Sadeq Amoli Larijani expressed the hope that the new administration would elevate the position of the Islamic Republic through cooperation and constructive interaction with all branches of the government. Regarding sanctions, Amoli Larijani said, “Today, the country is facing a special situation and the cruel sanctions have caused problems for (Iranian) families; however, we will leave these problems behind with the resolve of the people and the prudence of officials.”

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  • Published: 13 days ago on Monday, 5 August 2013
  • By: Iran Daily Brief
  • Last Modified: August 5, 2013 @ 1:19 pm
  • Filed Under: Domestic
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