WANA (July 05) – The Reuters news agency has covered the commencement of the crucial second round of Iran’s presidential election, a significant event that is unfolding against the backdrop of regional tensions.


As polling stations opened across Iran for the second round of the presidential election, the international media’s spotlight has been firmly fixed on this significant event.


Reuters published images of Iranians at polling stations in the early hours of a hot summer Friday, noting that the second round of Iran’s presidential election coincided with regional tensions resulting from the Gaza war and the conflict between Israel and Hezbollah in Lebanon.


The first round of the presidential election was held on Friday, June 29. According to the Ministry of Interior, a key player in ensuring the transparency and fairness of the process, 24,535,185 votes were cast. Masoud Pezeshkian received 10,415,991 votes, and Saeed Jalili garnered 9,473,298 votes, leading them to the second round of the election.