58 percent of voters participated in Iran elections

More than 58 percent of voters cast ballots in Iran`s elections, a spokesman for the interior ministry told state television on Saturday.

AFP| Updated: Feb 27, 2016, 11:00 AM IST

Tehran: More than 58 percent of voters cast ballots in Iran`s elections, a spokesman for the interior ministry told state television on Saturday.

Just over 32 million out of 55 million vote took part in Friday`s polls, Hossein-Ali Amiri said. The preliminary figure is lower than the 2012 parliamentary elections, when 64.2 percent participated.