Presidential election in the Islamic Republic of Iran
(Statement by Press Secretary YOSHIDA Tomoyuki)
June 21, 2021
- On Friday, June 18 (local time), the presidential election in the Islamic Republic of Iran was held and H.E. Mr. Seyyed Ebrahim Raisi has been elected as the next President of the Islamic Republic of Iran.
- Japan hopes that Iran, under the presidency of H.E. Ayatollah Raisi, will play a constructive role for alleviating tensions and stabilizing the situation in the Middle East region.
- Japan will continue to make proactive diplomatic efforts to ease tensions and stabilize the situation in the Middle East region by leveraging its traditionally friendly relations with Iran, while working to strengthen the bilateral relations.