Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday took the oath of office during an inauguration ceremony at the Iranian parliament in Tehran.

The swearing-in ceremony marks the commencement of Rouhani’s second four-year term as president.

Over 100 of the world leaders and political officials attended the inauguration ceremony of Rouhani in Iran’s Majlis (parliament).

“I swear to protect the Constitution and justice and to devote myself to protect freedom and people’s dignity and rights by the Constitution,” he said during the inauguration.

Rouhani, 68, was first elected president in 2013 and re-ran for office in the May 2017 election.

He received 23.5 million votes in the election, which saw a turnout of 73 percent.



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