Caspian International News Agency– Bahram Ghasemi, the spokesman of Iran’s Foreign Ministry congratulated the election of Michel Aoun as the president of Lebanon .
He stated that the consensus among Lebanese political parties is a major step in institutionalizing democracy and maintaining stability in this country.
The spokesman of Iran’s Foreign Ministry, stressing the importance of this action in the current situation, said, “Finally, after nearly two and a half years of negotiation, various political parties of Lebanon and the members of parliament achieved an important consensus and by choosing Michel Aoun as the president of Lebanon have showed that Lebanon is the cradle of different tribes and religions and is a good example of different religions coexisting in a country.”
Ghasemi noted, “Islamic Republic of Iran, congratulating the people, political parties, and Michel Aoun, hopes that in his presidential period, we will see Lebanon’s growth and prosperity , and also more cooperation between the two countries.
Michel Aoun, the candidate supported by “Resistance” in Lebanon, succeeded to poll 83 of the votes in the parliament and become the thirteenth president of Lebanon.
(Translating by Negar Lotfi)