Feb 23, 2020 16:18 Asia/Tehran [Updated: Mar 31, 2020 10:26 Asia/Tehran]

Tehran (IP) - Iran's Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani-Fazli in a Press conference on the final result of the 11th round of Islamic Republic of Iran's Parliamentary Election stated the turnout in elections throughout the country was %42.

Iran PressIran news: Iran's Interior Minister Abdolreza Rahmani-Fazli appreciated the good cooperation among related organizations that hold elections in each field of the security to development and monitoring.

"We have set up 1123 Executive Boards, we have trained directly 3000 individuals and 45796 indirectly for the election process.", He said in a press conference. The competition was set among the 5,232 candidates and 25 for the Assembly of the experts.

He noted the reasons for the delay in announcing the election results, adding, "Various incidents like plane crash, recent unrests in Iran, the Coronavirus outbreak and political conditions all are effective, but the participation of the people in the elections is quite acceptable and it shows that the Iranian people are fully prepared to participate under every condition".

"The turnout in the parliamentary elections was 42.57%" the minister added.

"Today or tomorrow, when the election results are finalized, those who have any protests, would be able to submit their objections to the Executive Boards," he said. 

"Every minute and moment of the election is essential for us. I emphasize the election security," Rahmani Fazli noted."Inspectors monitored the election procedures. The Energy Ministry, communication and defense ministry education ministry has done a lot during the election. Various media outlets especially national and provincial media have done a lot," the minister highlighted.

"Political groups also took part in the election they also encouraged others as well to do the same. I stress out this round of the election was the secure and healthiest and precise one based on rules," Abdolreza Rahami-Fazli, the interior minister noted.

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