TEHRAN, Nov. 20 (Press Shia) – In a message cabled on Monday, President Hassan Rouhani felicitated Uhuru Kenyatta on his reelection as the president of Kenya.

President Rouhani expressed the hope that Kenyatta’s new term would result in further expansion of relations between Iran and Kenya.

The Iranian president also wished health and success for President Kenyatta and prosperity for the Kenyan nation.

Kenya’s Supreme Court on Monday affirmed the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta, dismissing two petitions that challenged last month’s re-run of nationwide polling.

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