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Friday 20 March 2015 - 20:44
Story Code : 156609

Foreign Minister Zarif named Iranís man of the year

Iranians have picked, in an online poll, FM Zarif as the countryís man of the year, followed by Major General Ghasem Soleimani, an IRGC commander.

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has been named Iranís man of the year [starting March 21, 2014], a poll showed.

In an online poll conducted by Tabnak, a news website, Foreign Minister Zarif garnered more than 50 percent of the votes. He was followed by commander of the IRGC Quds Force Major General Ghasem Soleimani, who secured over 28 percent of the votes.

Tehran MP Ali Motahari and Health Minister Hassan Ghazizadeh Hashemi came in third and fourth respectively.

The online survey also suggested that those polled believed that interaction with the rest of the world and struggle for the sake of Iran Ė when necessary Ė are the countryís top priorities.

President Hassan Rouhani, Chairman of the Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, a former science minister Reza Farajidana and Iranian mathematician Maryam Mirzakhani finished fifth through eighth in the online polling.

By Iran Front Page

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