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Saturday, 27 February 2016 - 6:55
Positive response from the public at Iran elections
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Voting had to be extended thrice as people flocked to cast their votes at polling station around Iran, yesterday.

Now the polls have closed and counting has begun as Iranians cast their vote to pick new parliament members and a council of clerics, foreign media reported.

The elections was called a month following the lift on economic sanctions against the country after a number of years.

Foreign media further reported that an estimated 50 million people were eligible to vote for candidates.

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