President Rouhani: We reach destination by unity, Supreme Leader's guidance

On May 21, President Rouhani in his first press conference after reelection hailed Azerbaijan as "a great neighbor", adding the Iran-Azerbaijan relations are "strategic".

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has scoffed at joint efforts by the United States and Iran's regional rivals to combat Islamist terrorism, dismissing President Donald Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia as "show".

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a press conference in Tehran on May 22, 2017.

"The Iranian nation has chose to be powerful".

The Elders put out a statement Tuesday welcoming Rouhani's re-election "as a sign that the Iranian people clearly desire peaceful relations with the outside world and a more tolerant society at home".

"When they imposed sanctions on us, they made a mistake", he said.

In a speech delivered to state leaders in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Trump called for middle eastern nations to further isolate Iran.

Following President Hassan Rouhani's reelection this weekend, most people believe that Iran's economy will be in a better position and the country open for worldwide business, reads a commentary published by UK-based media outlet The Global Legal Post. When they attacked Iraq, they made a mistake.

But in a reminder of the global pressure that Iran faces, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said yesterday Teheran must stop supporting armed groups in Syria and Iraq that destabilise the Middle East if it wants good relations with the West.

President Donald Trump's trip to the Middle East and Israel has been remarkably successful.

"We are waiting for this government to settle".

Annan said it's hard to predict what might happen if Iran is pushed too far, "but what we should learn is that it wasn't sanctions, it wasn't tough actions, that brought the nuclear agreement - it was engagement".

In response to another question, Rouhani said violence and extremism posed serious dangers to the Middle East and the entire world, adding, "The era of meddling in others' internal affairs, the era of war against other countries and the era of giving money to terrorist groups has come to an end". Regarding the crisis in Syria, he reiterated that Tehran believes that it must be solved by peaceful means, and cited as an example that along with with Russian Federation and Turkey they are cooperating to re-establish the cease-fire in order to create a quiet situation for the Syrian people.

Macron described the JCPOA as a significant deal for the regional and worldwide security, emphasizing that all sides should support the accord for economic development and closer cooperation with Iran.

  • Zachary Reyes