Rouhani leading in Iran presidential election – Interior Ministry

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is winning in Friday’s election, leading by over 4 million votes from his conservative rival, Ebrahim Raisi, Interior Ministry official Ali Asghar Ahmadi said in a televised briefing as the votes were still being counted.

Of the 25 million ballots counted so far, Rouhani has secured 14.619 million votes while Raisi gained 10.125 million, the official said at the briefing.


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