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Vice President Hamid Ansari meets new Iranian president

Vice President Hamid Ansari meets new Iranian president

Rouhani, who won a landslide victory in the June 14 presidential election, succeeds president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

New Delhi/Tehran: Vice President Hamid Ansari on Sunday met new Iranian president Hassan Rouhani after the latter's swearing in ceremony in Tehran. Ansari represented India at the swearing-in ceremony.

Rouhani, who won a landslide victory in the June 14 presidential election, succeeds president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

Iran has sent invitations to several world leaders to attend Rouhani's inauguration.

first published:August 05, 2013, 03:48 IST