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Iran President congratulates Sierra Leone counterpart on election

Tehran, Iranian President on Tuesday congratulated the new president of Sierra Leone on his election and wished him success.

Hassan Rouhani in his message to Julius Maada Bio, offered congratulations to him on his victory in the presidential elections, and expressed the hope for further development of relations between the two countries in political, economic and cultural fields during his tenure.

In his message, the Iranian President prayed to the Almighty God for the new president of Sierra Leone's health and success and the people of this African country's prosperity.

Julius Maada Bio was sworn-in early last Thursday after he was declared on Wednesday as the winner of the presidential election in the run-off stage which was held on March 31.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA

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