Hassan Rouhani

7th President of Islamic Republic of Iran

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Hassan Rouhani is an Iranian politician serving as the current and seventh President of Iran since 3 August 2013. He was also a lawyer, academic, former diplomat and Islamic cleric. He has been a member of Iran's Assembly of Experts since 1999, member of the Expediency Council since 1991, and a member of the Supreme National Security Council since 1989. Rouhani was deputy speaker of the fourth and fifth terms of the Parliament of Iran (Majlis) and Secretary of the Supreme National Security Council from 1989 to 2005. In the latter capacity, he was the country's top negotiator with the EU three, UK, France, and Germany, on nuclear technology in Iran, and has also served as a Shi'ite ijtihadi cleric, and economic trade negotiator. He has expressed official support for upholding the rights of ethnic and religious minorities. In 2013, he appointed former industries minister Eshaq Jahangiri as his first vice-president.

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Tehran, Iran - Iran's president on Monday urged Iranians to put a curse on the United States, Israel and Saudi Arabia, reiterating his long-standing charge that..
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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday that the government would file a legal case in Iran against U.S. officials who imposed sanctions on the country..
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Iraq's top Shi'ite cleric told Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Wednesday that Iraqi sovereignty must be respected and weapons kept in state hands, a veiled..
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TEHRAN, Iran (AP) โ€” Iranโ€™s official IRNA news agency says President Hassan Rouhani has met with Iraqโ€™s most senior Shiite cleric โ€” the first such meeting..
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By Ahmed Rasheed BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Iraq and Iran signed several preliminary trade deals on Monday, Iraqi officials said, as Iranian President Hassan Rouhani..
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Iraq and Iran signed several preliminary trade deals on Monday, Iraqi officials said, as Iranian President Hassan Rouhani began his first visit seeking to..
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Iran's President Hassan Rouhani arrived Monday in Iraq for his first official visit, as Baghdad comes under pressure from Washington to limit political and trade..
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On his first official visit to Iraq, Iran's president seeks to deepen political and economic ties.
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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani condemned U.S. military intervention in the Middle East on Monday as he began a first official visit to Iraq, meant to bolster..
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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has arrived in Baghdad, Iraq's government said on Monday, on an official visit aimed at shoring up Tehran's influence and..
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Shi'ite Iran is determined to strengthen its brotherly ties with neighboring Iraq, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Monday before his "historic" first..
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By John Davison and Babak Dehghanpisheh BAGHDAD/GENEVA (Reuters) - President Hassan Rouhani's visit to Iraq this week is a strong message to the United States..
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DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Saturday called for "decisive" action by Pakistan against a militant group behind a deadly..
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