Iranian President Hassan Rouhani harshly criticized hardliners opposed to making a deal over the country’s nuclear program with the world power, calling them “political cowards.” (IRNA/AP, 11 August)
Rouhani made the comments on Monday while addressing a meeting of Iranian ambassadors in Tehran.
“Anytime there is going to be negotiations, a handful says they are shaking. Well, to hell with you. Go and find a warm place for yourself. What should we do?” Rouhani said.