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Iranians celebrate Hassan Rouhani's election as president

16 June 2013 Last updated at 09:38 BST

Thousands of Iranians have taken to the streets of Tehran, shouting pro-reform slogans and hailing Hassan Rouhani's election as president.

The reformist-backed cleric who won just over 50% of the vote, described his win as a "victory of moderation over extremism".

World Affairs Editor John Simpson reports.