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Iran: Reformist Pezeshkian beats hard-liner, wins presidency

July 6, 2024

Reformist candidate and former health minister Masoud Pezeshkian is Iran's new president, beating hard-liner Saeed Jalili in a runoff vote. Pezeshkian campaigned on ending Iran's isolation, but his chances of delivering real change are believed to be slim.

Dmitry Ponyavin Editor, producer and correspondent covering major news stories from around the world.