Statement by EU High Representative Catherine Ashton on the Iranian election
EU News 292/2013
Brussels, 15 June 2013
The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice President of the Commission issued the following statement today:
"The Iranian people have chosen a new president in elections on 14 June. The announced results confirm that they have decided to entrust Mr. Hassan Rohani with a strong mandate to govern Iran in the next four years.
I wish Mr. Rohani well in forming a new government and in taking up his new responsibilities. I remain firmly committed to working with the new Iranian leadership towards a swift diplomatic solution of the nuclear issue."
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