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58% of voters participated in Iran elections: ministry

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More than 58 per cent of voters cast ballots in Iran's elections, a spokesman for the interior ministry told state television on Saturday.

[TEHRAN] More than 58 per cent of voters cast ballots in Iran's elections, a spokesman for the interior ministry told state television on Saturday.

Just over 32 million out of 55 million vote took part in Friday's polls, Hossein-Ali Amiri said. The preliminary figure is lower than the 2012 parliamentary elections, when 64.2 per cent participated.

AFP

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