US Rejects Victory Claim by Ahmadinejad, Questions Voting Irregularities

by Benjamin Domenech on 6:44 pm June 13, 2009

NIAGARA FALLS, Ontario – The U.S. on Saturday refused to accept hardline President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad’s claim of a landslide re-election victory in Iran and said it was looking into allegations of election fraud.

Any hopes by the Obama administration of gaining a result similar to Lebanon’s recent election, won by a Western-backed moderate coalition, appeared to be in jeopardy.

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