Tue Sep 27, 2016 07:04:04
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President condoles Hojatoleslam Nateq-Nouri on his nephew’s passing

President Rouhani sent a message of condolences to Hojatoleslam val-Muslemin Ali Akbar Nateq-Nouri, the Head of Supreme Leader’s Inspection Office on his nephew’s passing.

In a cabinet session chaired by President Rouhani;

$86mn credit allocated for saving Urmia Lake

The Council of Ministers convened late on Sunday and approved allocation of $86 million for saving and restoring Urmia Lake.

President in a meeting with visiting Kenyan Assembly speaker:

Deepening ties with Africa a key foreign policy principle for Iran/We welcome Tehran-Nairobi ties development/Tehran ready to cooperate in construction, infrastructure plans in Kenya

Deepening and developing relations with African countries, including Kenya is a key foreign policy principle for Iran and Tehran welcomes development of Tehran-Nairobi ties, said President Rouhani in a meeting with the Speaker of Kenya’s National Assembly on Sunday in Tehran.

President Rouhani in an interview with NBC:

Unstable JCPOA means failure of politics/Pressuring banks for dealing with Iran against JCPOA/Syria’s future only in the hands of its people

“If we cannot make JCPOA stable, then that would mean that political activity, diplomatic activity, is unsuccessful,” said President Rouhani in an interview with NBC News.

President in a press conference in New York:

World should unite against terrorism/Instability not to remain in ME, spread/Iran major defence line against terrorism/Our problem with American gov’t, not people, companies/No obstacle for American companies’ activity in Iran

President attended a press conference in New York to mark the end of his visit to UN headquarters, and explained Iran’s viewpoints and stances regarding key regional and international issues, as well as JCPOA and terrorism and violence in the Middle East.

President in a meeting with Greek PM:

We welcome Tehran-Athens ties development/Stressing full implementation of agreements

Iran welcomes development of Tehran-Athens ties in all fields, said President Rouhani in a meeting with the Prime Minister of Greece on Thursday in New York on the sidelines of the 71st UN General Assembly.

President Rouhani addressing United Nations General Assembly:

Lack of compliance with JCPOA by U.S. in past several months a flawed approach that should be rectified forthwith/Iran opposes sectarianism, attempts to promote religious gaps/Iran's principled approach calls for constructive partnership with neighbours with a view to establishing an enduring order

President Rouhani delineated Iran’s principled approach in national, regional and international stages, stating: “Iran's principled approach calls for constructive partnership with our neighbours with a view to establishing an enduring order based on shared security and efforts aimed at enhancing the development of the countries in the region and mutually beneficial economic cooperation”.

President in a meeting with Japanese PM:

Iran backs joint ventures, cooperation with Japan in all fields/Iran region’s defence line against terrorism/Tehran, Tokyo agree on 10-year cooperation roadmap

Dr Rouhani met with the Prime Minister of Japan Shinzō Abe and expressed satisfaction over developing Tehran-Tokyo ties in recent years, stating that post-JCPOA is a good opportunity to promote relations to a desirable point.

President in a meeting with Pakistani PM:

Tehran-Islamabad economic bonds should be bolstered/Borders should be borders of security and friendship

“We believe that bonds between the two countries should be cemented in economic fields, just as political and cultural ones,” said President Rouhani in a meeting with the Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif.

President in a meeting with Iraqi PM:

Iran to spare no effort helping full peace, security in Iraq/Tehran determined to develop ties with Baghdad in all fields

Iran will do whatever it can to help Iraq establish full peace and security in the country, said President Rouhani in a meeting with Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi.

President in a meeting with UN Secretary-General:

Preserving, bolstering JCPOA all parties, UN duty/JCPOA symbol of dialogue, cooperation instead of disagreement/Continuing military attacks on Yemen, committing war crimes worrying/UN should fulfil its duty towards Yemeni people

Describing Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) as the symbol of dialogue and cooperation in international stage instead of disagreements, President Rouhani told UN Secretary-General that preserving and bolstering JCPOA is all parties’ duty, as well as the United Nations’.

President in a meeting with Swedish PM:

Tehran willing to develop ties with Stockholm in all fields/Banking cooperation can be a base for new economic ties

Referring to good industrial and scientific opportunities between the Iran and Sweden, Dr Rouhani emphasised that Tehran is willing to develop ties with Stockholm in all fields.

President in a meeting with his Bulgarian counterpart:

Iran, Bulgaria private sectors should be supported for more cooperation/Tehran welcomes joint companies

Referring to historical friendship and commonalities between the two Iranian and Bulgarian nations, President Rouhani said: “We should take advantage of this friendship to further develop Tehran-Sofia ties”.