President arrives in Ankara

President of the Islamic Republic of Iran arrived in Ankara, Turkey, Sunday night to attend the fifth Tripartite Summit of Iran, Russia and Turkey.

President heads for Turkey

President of the Islamic Republic of Iran left Tehran for Ankara, Turkey, Sunday evening to attend the fifth Tripartite Summit of Iran, Russia and Turkey.

President at Mehrabad Airport:

Regional issues must be resolved by regional states through dialogue/ US plots in region caused concerns in countries all over the world/ Instead of admitting to problematic interference in Yemen, Americans accuse others

Stating that the issues of the region must be resolved by regional countries through dialogue, President said, "What is happening today in this region and many countries around the world has caused concerns for countries".

President felicitates Nicaragua on Independence Day

President Hassan Rouhani sent a message to President Daniel Ortega of Nicaragua to offer him and the people of the country congratulations on the Independence Day of Nicaragua.

At the session of Supreme Council of Economic Coordination chaired by President Rouhani;

Central Bank authorities for managing exchange market extended

The 39th session of the Supreme Council of Economic Coordination was held on Saturday, which was chaired by President Hassan Rouhani.

Dr Rouhani in a phone call with his French counterpart:

From Iranian gov’t, parliament, people’s point of view negotiating with US pointless under sanctions/ We’re ready to return to JCPOA obligations after finalisation of agreements with Europe

The President said the United States has violated its commitments by withdrawing from the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), as a multilateral international agreement, stressing, "From the point of view of the Iranian government, parliament and people, negotiating with the US under sanctions is pointless.

Dr Rouhani in response to a letter from three rural sisters in Kerman Province:

My dear girls, hope for the future; gov’t to help develop your village/ Instructing energy, education ministers to provide water, power, schools for the village

In response to a letter from three rural sisters in Kerman, the President ordered the ministers of Energy and Education to take the necessary measures to supply water and electricity and build a school in the village of Chah Pulad in Qale Ganj, Kerman.

President in cabinet session:

We’ll take other steps reducing JCPOA commitments if necessary/ US must abandon war-mongering policies, maximum pressure/ Commitment vis-à-vis commitment our logic in JCPOA/ We’ll disappoint enemies through resistance, steadfastness

President stressed, “Today, the main responsibility of all authorities and officials, including governmental and non-governmental officials, is to really stand alongside Imam Hussein (AS) and make efforts for solving people’s problems”.

President felicitates Tajikistan on Independence Day

President Rouhani sent a message to the President of Tajikistan to offer him and the people of the country congratulations on the Independence Day of the Republic of Tajikistan.

President felicitates N. Korea on 71st National Day

President sent a message to the Supreme Leader of North Korea to offer him congratulations on the Day of the Foundation of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea.

President speaking at Imam Hussein’s (AS) mourning ceremony:

Ashura, Imam Hussein (AS) God’s gift to Muslims, entire world

Stating that Ashura and Imam Hussein (AS) are God’s gift to Muslims and the entire world, President said, “There is no such great masterpiece in the history of mankind”.

2nd day of Imam Hussein’s (AS) mourning ceremony held

The second day of Imam Hussein’s (AS) mourning ceremony was held on Sunday at President’s office with him and a number of ministers and vice-presidents taking part.

Imam Hussein’s (AS) mourning ceremony held at President’s office

The mourning ceremony of Imam Hussein (AS) was held on Saturday at President Hassan Rouhani’s office with him taking part.

President after the meeting of three branches' heads:

Iran's third step to begin Friday; Atomic Energy Org. authorized to do whatever needed in nuclear technology, research/ Iran's activities within IAEA framework/ Europe has another 60 days

Speaking after the meeting of the heads of the three branches, President announced that Iran's third step in reducing its JCPOA commitments will begin on Friday and the Atomic Energy Organisation must do whatever the country needs for development and research in nuclear technology.

President in cabinet session:

Despite settlement of key part of disagreements, we’ve not reached final agreement yet; we’ll take 3rd step/ Iran’s 3rd phase of reducing JCPOA commitments to be announced today or tomorrow/ We’ll negotiate with France as EU representative in a 5-month framework

President described the process of negotiations between Iran and the signatories to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) progressive and stated that despite the settlement of a key part of disagreements with Europe, we have not reached the final agreement yet”.