Leaders from 100 nations attend Rouhani’s inauguration

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Today, presidents, prime ministers and government representatives from 100 countries arrived in Tehran to attend Iran’s president-elect Sheikh Hassan Rouhani’s inauguration ceremony at the Iranian Majlis (parliament).

On Thursday, Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatullah Ali Khamenei endorsed Sheikh Hassan Rouhani as country’s new President.

The first president to land at Tehran’s Imam Khomeini International Airport on Tuesday was Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe. He was followed by Afghan president Ashraf Ghani, and former president Hamid Karazai, Serzh Sargsyan, president onArmenia, president Igor Dodon of Moldova, Fuad Masum, president ofIraq – and government ministers from Russia, China, Britain,Germany, Qatar, North Korea, South Africa, Pakistan, India, Syria, Swaziland, Italy, France, Austria,Bosnia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Austria, Lebanon, and Turkey.

The European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini is also in Tehran to attend theswearing-in-ceremony for Iran’s president-elect Sheikh Hassan Rouhani.


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