"The competition is over and the era of unity and cooperation has arrived," Rafsanjani said, according to IRNA. He said he hoped the final results would promote Iran's position in the region and across the globe.
"In the current highly sensitive situation in the region (where) insecurity has engulfed some countries, the lively holding of the elections of the Assembly of Experts and Majlis (parliament) in a completely calm and orderly atmosphere can serve as a model of democracy for nations," Rafsanjani said.
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