Hassan Rouhani

Iran is determined to develop its missile programme

Since the election of Joe Biden as US president, there has been much discussion over whether and how his administration may rejoin the Iran nuclear deal, Middle East Eye informs. According to Secretary of State Antony Blinken, “if Iran comes back into full compliance with its obligations under the [deal], the United States would do the same thing and then we would use that as a platform to build, with our allies and partners … a longer and stronger agreement and to deal with a number of other issues that are deeply problematic in the relationship with Iran”

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Iran to begin Covid-19 vaccination next week

Iran will begin COVID-19 vaccination rollout this week, President Hassan Rouhani announced on Saturday, two days after the first shipment of Russian-made Sputnik V vaccine arrived in Tehran, Anadolu Agency informs. The …

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Rouhani urges Biden to return to Iran nuclear deal

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani urged U.S. President-elect Joe Biden on Wednesday to return to the 2015 nuclear deal and lift crippling sanctions on the Islamic Republic. "The ball is in the U.S. court now. If Washington …

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Iran appoints ambassador to UNESCO

Iran has appointed a new ambassador to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO), Tehran Times reports. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday appointed Ahmad Pakatchi as the new ambassador and …

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Rouhani: U.S. to return to nuclear deal commitments

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said he was certain the incoming U.S. administration will return to its nuclear deal commitments and lift crippling sanctions on his country. "I have no doubt that the three-year resistance of the …

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Baku to compare notes with Tehran in post-war realities

Azerbaijani Foreign Minister Jeyhun Bayramov will arrive in Tehran on December 9, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh said. During the visit, the Azerbaijani Foreign Minister will meet with Iranian President Hassan …

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What prevents Iran from entering SCO?

The 20th summit of the Council of Heads of State of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) was held virtually, on November 10, under the rotating chairmanship of the Russian Federation. The leaders of the regional organization’s member states—Russia, China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, India and Pakistan—discussed, in particular, measures to strengthen cooperation in wake of the COVID-19 pandemic

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Erdogan and Rouhani discuss Karabakh clashes

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani discussed ongoing clashes between Azerbaijan and Armenia as well as Syria in a phone call on Thursday. Erdogan emphasized that Armenia, through its …

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Rouhani discusses Nagorno-Karabakh conflict with Putin

According to the Kremlin press-service, this afternoon, at the initiative of the Iranian side, a telephone conversation took place between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. The leaders thoroughly …

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Iran begins new school year amid pandemic

The educational process, interrupted by the coronavirus pandemic seven months ago, has restarted in schools and universities in Iran, the Associated Press reports. "Education in our country will not be interrupted even in the …

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Iran's presidential elections to be held next year

Iran will hold presidential elections on June 18, 2021, Iranian Deputy Interior Minister and head of the country's election commission Jamal Orf said at the press conference. According to the official, Iran will hold its 13th …

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