Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Iran Will Never Develop Nuclear Weapons - Rouhani

‘I Have Full Authority to Negotiate a Nuclear Deal’

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said today in an interview with NBC's Ann Curry that Iran would never develop nuclear weapons and that he has full authority to negotiate a nuclear deal with the West.

Speaking with Curry at his presidential compound in Tehran, Rouhani also said the tone of a letter he had received from President Barack Obama was “positive and constructive.”

“It could be subtle and tiny steps for a very important future,” Rouhani said. (NBC News, 18 September)

Echoing what Iran’s supreme leader have said before, Rouhani told NBC that his country would “never develop nuclear weapons” under any circumstances

Rouhani, who took office in August, also said he had “full authority” in nuclear talks with the West.
Photo credit: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani preparing to be interviewed by NBC's Ann Curry. The Presidential Palace, Tehran. 18 September 2013. (@AnnCurry)


Anonymous said...

‘I Have Full Authority to Negotiate a Nuclear Deal’ said Rouhani after receiving permission to speak with Curry.

Mark Pyruz said...

Big surprise here? For those of us paying attention all these years, no.

Nima Shirazi says it best (click on following text link):

Rouhani, Like Countless Iranian Officials Before Him, Affirms: Iran Will Never Seek Nuclear Weapons

B.M.A said...

by your language ,are you insinuating that the President is running away from the position of the establishment and that he has found some new 'full authority' forr himself to negotiate a nuclear deal?
-your article is too much loaded!.

Anonymous said... --- The Interview.