Armenian religious leader congratulates Rouhani on re-election

Moscow, May 22, IRNA - The Armenians' religious leader sent a congratulatory message to President Hassan Rouhani on his reelection in Iran’s presidential poll, May 19.

“With your leadership, the fatithful Iranian people would pursue their advances towards their country’s development and progress,” Catholicos Garegin II message reads.

The Armenian Apostolic Church leader also expressed hope that in the near future, the friendly ties between Iran and Armenia would be expanded.

Many world leaders have sent congratulatory messages to President Hassan Rouhani since he was reelected with 57 percent of the votes in Friday presidential poll in Iran.