Vienna (IP) - OPEC Secretary-General Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, in a message, congratulated Ebrahim Raisi on his victory in the election of Iran.

Iran PressEurope: In a Twitter message on Tuesday, Barkindo addressed President-elect Raisi, saying: "In electing you, the great Iranian people have recognized your lifetime of patriotic service & dedication to the welfare of your country.”

“We cherish IR Iran’s membership of our Organization and firmly believe that with your support, wisdom and guidance, our Organization’s best days lie ahead of it,” he added.

Ebrahim Raisi won more than 17 million 926 thousand votes (62% of the votes) in the elections held last Friday nationwide and was elected as the eighth president of Iran.

A number of world leaders from Latin America, Russia, Turkey, Oman, Syria, Pakistan, Iraq, Kuwait, Armenia, Uzbekistan, Azerbaijan, India, and the UAE sent a message congratulating Ebrahim Raisi on his victory in the presidential election.

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