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Rouhani says Iran's answer to talks with US will always be negative

Last month, Rouhani said Iran would not talk to its longtime foe until the United States lifted all of the sanctions it reimposed after it exited a 2015 nuclear deal last year.

Iran's Rouhani calls for unity to overcome US 'economic war'

Iranian government said it would use diplomacy to try to solve the standoff even though it distrusted US President Donald Trump.

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Iran's Hassan Rouhani seeks closer UK ties with Johnson

Rouhani said he hoped Johnson's "only one visit to Tehran" while serving as UK foreign secretary in 2017 and now his tenure as prime minister lead to a "further deepening of bilateral and multilateral relations."

Suggesting tanker swap, Iran President Rouhani hints at compromise

The conflict between Washington and Tehran centers on President Donald Trump’s withdrawal last year from a 2015 nuclear accord with Iran and his imposition this year of devastating economic sanctions against the country.

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Both US and Iran are responsible for costly miscalculations that are contributing to escalation

As US-Iran tension heightens, flights avoid overwater area of Tehran airspace

Flag-carrier Air India operates direct flights from various Indian stations to US cities of New York, Chicago, San Francisco and Washington DC. United’s Newark-Delhi service is already under suspension due to restrictions over Pakistan airspace.

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Trump says US is 'very prepared' with regard to Iran

On Monday, the United States announced it would deploy about 1,000 more troops to the Middle East, citing concerns about a threat from Iran.

Iran will not wage war against any nation: Hassan Rouhani

Fears of a confrontation between Iran and the United States have mounted since attacks on two oil tankers at the entrance to the Gulf on Thursday, which Washington has blamed on Tehran.

Tensions rise as Iran speeds up Uranium enrichment, US sends 1,000 troops to Middle East

The two countries seemed locked in a standoff when the Pentagon announced it was sending about 1,000 additional American troops to the Middle East.

In faceoff with Iran, escalation may depend on who prevails inside Washington and Tehran

The attacks last week on two tankers in the gulf, instantly attributed to Iran by Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and then President Donald Trump, emboldens the hard-liners in both countries, each able to argue their longtime adversary is itching for war.

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Glimpses from Iran's Hassan Rouhani's day in New Delhi with PM Modi, President Kovind

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind on Saturday. He was accorded a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan where he inpected the Guard of Honor. Rouhani is in India for a three-day visit which he began at Hyderabad as the city shares historic ties with Iran.

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Rouhani says Iran voters chose 'right and proper path'

Iranian voters chose “the right and proper path for the country”, moderate President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday after final election results showed his allies had made significant gains.

Final election results confirm big gains for reformists in Iran

It is being described as a blow to Iran’s conservative Islamic establishment. Final results after elections on Friday show that allies of the reformist President Hassan Rouhani have made big gains. They have won all of the 30 parliamentary seats up for grabs in the capital and 15 out of the 16 Tehran seats in […]

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