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President Hassan Rouhani says Iran will ‘never’ develop nuclear weapons (VIDEO) | GlobalPost

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says he has ‘sufficient political latitude’ to make a deal with the West and resolve the dispute over Tehran’s atomic program. Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani has said that his country will “never” develop nuclear weapons. “Under no circumstances would we seek any weapons of mass destruction, including nuclear weapons, nor will we ever,” Rouhani told NBC ...

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The challenges ahead for Iran’s new President | www.sipri.org

The election of cleric Hassan Rouhani as the seventh president of the Islamic Republic of Iran confirmed both the unpredictability and the enduring adaptability of Iran’s political landscape. Rouhani, who will be officially endorsed by Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei on 3 August, faces a number of immediate challenges, including bridging the gap between Iran’s political factions and addressing the ...

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Iran has changed course. Now the US must do the same | Jonathan Steele, The Guardian

How Iran’s former nuclear negotiator Hassan Rouhani, who has been elected president of Iran will proceed once he takes office is not yet clear, but one of his former aides on the nuclear file, Hossein Mousavian, recently highlighted a proposal that Ali Akbar Salehi, Iran’s foreign minister, made last year. Salehi offered to turn Khamenei’s 2003 fatwa banning nuclear weapons ...

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