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1 Feb, 2017

Rouhani: Trump a political novice

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Iran’s President Rouhani says President Trump is a political novice. Tehran has already said it will take legal, political and reciprocal measures in response to Trump’s order suspending the entry of people from Iran and six other Muslim-majority countries. Rouhani:

He [Trump] is new to politics. He has been in a different world. It’s a totally new environment to him.

13 Nov, 2015

Rouhani: Embassies could be restored

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Rouhani suggests that the United States and Iran could open embassies in each other’s capitals after decades of mutual hostility, but he says Washington should apologize, without going into further detail.

One day these embassies will re-open but what counts is behavior and the Americans hold the key to this. If they modify their policies, correct errors committed in these 37 years and apologize to the Iranian people, the situation will change and good things can happen.

28 Oct, 2015

Sanctions will lifted year end

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During a ceremony to welcome the new Spanish ambassador to Tehran. Rouhani says that sanctions will be lifted:

According to our plans, the oppressive sanctions against the Islamic Republic of Iran will be lifted by the end of 2015.

22 Aug, 2015

Rouhani inaugurates ‘The Conqueror’

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Iran’s President Rouhani inaugurates Fateh-313, alias “The Conqueror,” a short-range solid fuel short-range missile. The missile is newer version of Fateh-110 and has both a faster launch capability, and a longer range, with the ability to hit military targets within a 500 kilometer range.

3 Apr, 2015

Vows to abide by deal

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Rouhani vows to abide by the nuclear framework agreement it signed with six world powers, so long as they follow their side of commitments.

If the other side acts on its promises, Iran will abide by its promises. If, however, they one day decide to follow a different path, our nation too will be always free to make [another] choice

Rouhani: We will stick to our promises on nuclear deal

31 Jul, 2014

Rouhani: ‘Zionist tumor’


Rouhani blames Israel for the 2014 Gaza conflict. A translated statement:

Today, this festering Zionist tumor has opened once again and has turned the land of olives into destruction and blood and littered the land with the body parts of Palestinian children.