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Iran’s FM Zarif says Raisi is new elected president

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Iran’s Foreign Minister said on Saturday that judge Ebrahim Raisi was the country’s new elected president and everyone would have to work with him from now on.

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Mohammad Javad Zarif, speaking a day after millions of Iranians voted in a contest that critics boycotted over economic woes and political restrictions, said Raisi would lead Iran well.

Zarif also told a diplomacy forum in the Turkish resort of Antalya that issues in Iran’s nuclear talks with Western powers were not insurmountable and he hoped to achieve a result before August.

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