June 12, 2009 / 7:03 PM / 10 years ago

Mousavi says he "definite winner" in Iran election

Presidential candidate Mirhossein Mousavi flashes a victory sign after casting his vote during the Iranian presidential election in southern Tehran June 12, 2009. REUTERS/Raheb Homavandi

TEHRAN (Reuters) - Former prime minister Mirhossein Mousavi said he was the “definite winner” in Iran’s presidential election on Friday against President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

“I am the definite winner of this presidential election,” he told a news conference in Tehran.

He said that many voters had not been able to cast their ballots even after voting was extended by four hours.

Tehran newsroom

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