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Members of the international community have reacted to the re-election of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad as president of Iran and the oppostion protests which have accompanied the result.

U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said in a statement Saturday: "We are monitoring the situation as it unfolds in Iran but we, like the rest of the world, are waiting and watching to see what the Iranian people decide.

"The United States has refrained from commenting on the election in Iran. We obviously hope that the outcome reflects the genuine will and desire of the Iranian people." White House spokesman Robert Gibbs said Saturday the administration was "impressed by the vigorous debate and enthusiasm that this election generated, particularly among young Iranians." Read full article »

CNN's Shira Medding in Jerusalem and Greg Clary in Washington contributed to this report.

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