President Rouhani Rejects US Demand for Meeting Trump: Spokesman

TEHRAN (Tasnim) – Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Bahram Qassemi announced that President Hassan Rouhani, during his visit to New York to attend the United Nations General Assembly session, refused requests by Washington for a meeting with US President Donald Trump.

President Rouhani Rejects US Demand for Meeting Trump: Spokesman

In remarks released late on Sunday, Qassemi said on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session, the American side showed willingness to hold a meeting between Rouhani and Trump.

However, the request for such a meeting was rejected by the Iranian president, the spokesman added.

Rouhani delivered a speech and participated in discussions at the General Assembly session in New York, which ran from September 19 to 25.

The general debate revolved around ‘Focusing on People: Striving for Peace and a Decent Life for All on a Sustainable Planet’.   

 

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