Accra (IP) - Iranian citizens residing in Ghana participated in the Iranian presidential election, casting their votes at the embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in the capital city of Accra.

Iran PressAfrica: According to Iranpress, on Friday, Iranian diplomats and Iranians living in Ghana cast their votes in the Iranian presidential election at the Iranian Embassy in the capital city of Ghana, Accra.

The voting process for the 14th presidential election started at 8 am.

Bijan Gerami, the Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran expressed his gratitude to the good people of Iran residing in Ghana for participating in this important national event.

He said: “We recently lost our president through accident and during less than two months we prepared and arranged presidential elections and Today 28th of June in Iran and Ghana we have the 14th presidential election, I hope and expect this election is welcoming what the Iranian people expecting in this very important election. I want to say my thanks and appreciation to the Iranians who participated in this very important election, Thank you.”

The martyrdom of President Ebrahim Raisi in a recent helicopter crash, alongside Foreign Minister Hossein Amir-Abdollahian and other officials, led to a snap presidential election.

The candidates for the 14th term of Iran's presidential election are Massoud Pezeshkian, Mustafa Pourmohammadi, Saeed Jalili and Mohammed Bagher Ghalibaf.