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Raisi says Iran will prioritize improving regional relations

The president-elect said Iran wants "interaction with the world" and called on US President Joe Biden to lift all sanctions.
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Days after his landslide victory, Iranian President-elect Ebrahim Raisi said on Monday that his new government will focus on engagement with regional neighbors. 

“Iran wants interaction with the world,” Raisi said. “My government’s priority will be improving ties with our neighbors in the region.”

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