Chairman of the Russian Federation Council (upper house of parliament) Committee for Foreign Affairs Konstantin Kosachev considers the re-election of the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to be positive both for the country, for the whole world, and particularly for Russia.
The election result reflects the political coming-of-age of urban Iranians who voted in high numbers to thwart the candidacy of Raisi, whom they viewed as a second coming of the Holocaust-denying former President, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Hard-liners probably will challenge Rouhani in the country's parliament, especially over social issues or any measure that appears to be accepting or promoting Western culture. And this is thought to have helped Mr Rouhani, who received close to 23 million votes out of the 40 million that were cast.
Syria's President Bashar al-Assad lauded his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani today on his election victory and vowed to continue cooperating with Tehran, a key Damascus supporter.
As for the future of relations between Tehran and Washington, Parsi says "President Rouhani's reelection also creates an opportunity for the Trump administration to chose diplomacy over war with Iran". The latest election tallies released by the Interior Ministry showed Rouhani with a commanding lead of 59 per cent, with 38.9 million votes counted.
But the deal has serious opponents in the USA, where President Donald Trump and the Congress are reviewing their options.
He would not comment on his expectations following the outcome of Friday's election in Iran, only saying that "if Rouhani wanted to change Iran's relationship with the rest of the world those are the things he could do". Russian engineers previous year began expanding Iran's Bushehr nuclear power plant.
He defeated Ebrahim Raisi, a hardline cleric and acolyte of Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, who holds ultimate power in Iran's complex, hybrid system of theocratic and republican elements.
Hashemitaba was among the first to predict an outright win for Rouhani as he offered his congratulations Saturday morning.
Nonetheless, Rouhani´s expansion of healthcare and support for agricultural producers were seen as boosting his support even in more conservative rural areas.
Today, the world knows well that the Iranian nation is on a civilized course with the worldwide community. And on Saturday, the Iranian people gave the more cosmopolitan candidate a decisive victory.
McConnell says a Senate Intelligence Committee investigation into the Russian effort to affect the election will also proceed. He has spent part of his time as the co-chairman of a group called No Labels that seeks solutions by both political parties.
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The statues would be put in storage while the city looks for a suitable place to display them, the mayor has said. The city plans to leave the column where Lee's statue stood intact and will mount public art in its place.
The Cabinet official said he will discuss with other members of the economic team - Budget Secretary Benjamin M. People who sell tobacco products in banned places could be jailed for up to three years, the order said.
The Preakness was the first time Always Dreaming was running back on two weeks' rest; he had a five-week gap going into the Derby. It was the first career Triple Crown win for Brown. "He ran so hard in the Derby and today just wasn't his day", said Pletcher.
After a visit later Tuesday to the Yad Vashem Holocaust memorial in Jerusalem , he is due to give a speech at the Israel Museum. And earlier this month, Turkish President Recep Erdogan said it would be "extremely ill-advised" for Trump to move the embassy.
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The private sector grew by 2.3 percent or 61,700 jobs, and the public sector increased by 2.6 percent, adding 14,800 jobs. The last time the USA unemployment rate was below 4.4. percent was when it was at 4.3 percent in May 2001, Gedney said.
Given the trend of nostalgia and reboots, it should come to no surprise that the Terminator franchise will be receiving more life. Speaking to Screen in Cannes, [.] Schwarzenegger confirmed that he will star in a new Terminator film produced by James Cameron.
In the early to mid-20th century, Ringling, which merged with Barnum & Bailey in 1919, was a much-anticipated event. "It is sad that the show is closing because this is 'The Greatest Show on Earth , '" Evans said.
Joe Lieberman gives a "thumbs-up" as he leaves the West Wing of the White House in Washington , Wednesday, May 17, 2017. President Trump admitted he thought his firing of FBI Director James Comey would be positively viewed by both sides.
The new technology will also go a long way in simplifying how controllers access data relative to the plane they are controlling. At 900 miles, the distance between the two airports is over 10 times bigger than that separating London City and Swanwick.
Event spokesperson Jeff Darman said Tillis suffered a seizure and was transported to George Washington University Hospital. Thom Tillis said Wednesday he's "fine" after he collapsed during a Washington race and was taken away by ambulance.
A slight chance of a morning shower, then sunny with lower afternoon humidity Wednesday afternoon, high in the mid to high 90's. Hail and high winds were reported in central Kansas and tornadoes and large hail were reported in southwest Kansas on Tuesday .