Iran welcomes election results


Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaber Ansari

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaber Ansari 

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Hossein Jaber Ansari welcomed the recent successful elections in Myanmar, saying the high turnout showed how the people care about their country’s future, the Tasnim News Agency reported on 14 November.

“The Islamic Republic of Iran is pleased with the competitive and successful general elections held in Myanmar,” Jaber Ansari told reporters on Friday.

He said Tehran considers this development an important step on the path of Myanmar’s political and civil development.

The considerable turnout in the elections demonstrated the Myanmar people’s deep interest in their fate and their hope for the country’s increasing development through pursuing peaceful ways and the political maturity of all sides, the spokesman added.

He also expressed the hope that the results of the elections would promote national solidarity and improve the relationship between the people and government of Myanmar,the report said.

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