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IRGC vows complete co-operation with president-elect

Source: Radio Zamaneh

Iran's Revolutionary Guards have announced their readiness to offer complete cooperation to incoming president Hassan Rohani. Following the victory of Hassan Rohani in the presidential election of June 14, the IRGC issued a statement saying: "We are fully prepared to cooperate with the future administration in the framework of all our legitimate duties and missions."

Iran's President elect Hassan Rohani

The Mehr News Agency adds that the announcement goes on to say that the participation of the people in the election speaks to "the political savvy and insightfulness of the people of Iran and their response to the leader's request."

Iran's Supreme Leader had urged widespread participation in the election, saying even those who did not agree with the regime should still take part to protect the country's interests.

People celebrated victory of Hassan Rohani in the streets of Tehran and other cities

The IRGC writes: "The grand and passionate presence of the people in the election on the one hand began a new chapter in the evolutionary movement of the Islamic Revolution and the progress of the country, and on the other hand, signaled another defeat for the enemies' front."

Iran's president-elect meets with head of Parliament

The head of Iranian Parliament met with president-elect Hassan Rohani to discuss future collaborations between the two branches of legislative and executive government.

ISNA reports that in their first meeting, Rohani and Ali Larijani emphasized the need to address the economic problems facing the people and the country.

Celebrations in Tehran

Rohani spoke of the meeting as the first step toward collaboration between the two government branches and as a prelude to their future interactions.

The head of Parliament, Ali Larijani, said several topics were discussed to address the country's special needs in "controlling inflation and unemployment."

Referring to people's celebrations of his victory on the streets, Rohani said: "The people feel that good measure and balance with be re-established and, with the collaboration of all experts, the country's problems will move toward a resolution."

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