RFE/RL Reports: Iran After the Election of Hassan Rohani

Newly elected president Rowhani speaks to reporters

The ballots have been cast and Hassan Rohani has been chosen as Iran’s new president. The cleric and former military commander, who also led Iran’s nuclear negotiations and served in parliament, campaigned on the desire for more free expression and fewer political jailings. He used a key as a campaign symbol of the need to break the country’s political deadlock and suggested he can help usher in a “Government of Deliberation and Hope.” RFE/RL and Radio Farda report on what his leadership means for Iran.