After the declaration of the results of the Iran Presidential Election 2021, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated Ibrahim Raisi for the victory. Ibrahim Raisi has got a big victory in the results of the presidential election announced on Saturday. Now he will replace the current President Hassan Rouhani. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, congratulating Ibrahim Raisi, wrote, ‘Congratulations to Ibrahim Raisi on being elected the President of Iran. I will work closely with them to further strengthen the relations between India and Iran. Raisi is considered a staunch supporter and close friend of the country’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
In the presidential election, this time the lowest turnout in the history of Iran was recorded. According to preliminary results, Ibrahim Raisi had secured one crore 78 lakh votes. Abdul Nasir Hemmati, the only moderate candidate in the electoral race, was left far behind. However, Khamenei disqualified the strongest opponent of Ibrahim Raisi. After this Ibrahim Raisi won this big victory.
How are India-Iran relations
Talking about the relations between India and Iran, till now both the countries are close to each other. But recently when India removed Article 370 from Jammu and Kashmir, which was opposed by the Iranian government. Along with this, till now Iran was seen moving closer to China.