Former presidential candidate says everyone should be helping new president Rouhani
Azerbaijan, Baku, June 20 /Trend S.Isayev, T. Jafarov/
Former Presidential reformist candidate Mohammad Reza Aref has said that everyone should be helping the newly elected president of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, ISNA reported.
Aref made the remarks at the meeting with reformist women in Iran. During the meeting he said that Rouhani should get help so that he would accomplish all the necessary tasks.
Aref also noted that the priority of the new government is to make sure the women's potential is used in country's social spheres.
Rouhani won the recently-held presidential elections in Iran, gathering 50.7 percent of votes. Current president of Iran, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad did not participate in the election race due to country's constitutional laws.
Mohammad Reza Aref, who also participated at the presidential elections in Iran on June 14, withdrew his candidacy in favor of Hassan Rouhani.
Some Iranian media outlets reported that Aref might be appointed as vice-president, once Rouhani takes on his presidential duties.