Iran top leader Khamenei praises high turnout in elections: media

February 28, 2016 7:17 PM

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Iran top leader Khamenei praises high turnout in elections: media

TEHRAN Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei praised the high turnout in elections for parliament and the Assembly of Experts, in his first comment since Friday's twin contests, Iranian media reported on Sunday.

"I thank Iran's wise and determined nation ... and I hope the next parliament will act responsibly towards people and God," Khamenei said in a statement.

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