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08.08.2018 - 20:39 [ CNN ]

Iran’s president says he’ll talk to Trump „right now“

„I don’t have preconditions. If the US government is willing, let’s start right now,“ Rouhani said during an interview that aired on state television late Monday local time, just hours before the US renewed sanctions on Iran. „If there is sincerity, Iran has always welcomed dialogue and negotiations,“ Rouhani said.
Trump’s national security adviser John Bolton, when asked about the offer by CNN’s Jake Tapper, dismissed it as possible „propaganda.“

08.08.2018 - 20:34 [ Haaretz ]

Trump Keeps Contradicting His Foreign Policy Team. What Does That Mean for Israel and Iran?

Later Monday, Rouhani told Iranian television that in fact he was ready to meet without preconditions.

“I don’t have preconditions,” he said, according to CNN. “If the U.S. government is willing, let’s start right now.”

It was Bolton, told of Rouhani’s 180, who seemed to be off balance.

06.08.2018 - 21:16 [ Präsident der Islamischen Republik Iran ]

President in a live televised interview:

Claim of willingness for talks not enough; honesty the key/Talks concurrent with sanctions meaningless/Sanctions targeting Iranian children, people/If US administration ready, we’re ready to negotiate to receive their debts to Iranians since 1953

06.08.2018 - 21:10 [ IRNA.ir ]

Trumps Verhandlungsantrag reicht allein nicht aus, es ist notwendig, ehrlich zu sein

Der Präsident der Islamischen Republik Iran Hassan Rouahni sagte in der Reaktion auf die Bereitschaft seines US-amerikanischen Amtskollegen für Gespräch mit Iran: „Die Behauptung, dass wir zu Verhandlung bereit sind, ist nicht genug. Die Ehrlichkeit ist die wesentliche Grundlage“.

01.08.2018 - 22:55 [ Mehr News Agency (Iran) ]

Trump made 8 requests for meeting Rouhani in NY

(18.7.2018) US President Donald Trump had requested a meeting with President Rouhani ‘eight times’ on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in Sep., according to Rouhani’s chief of staff Mahmoud Vaezi.

“During Rouhani’s last visit to New York for the UN General Assembly session, Trump asked the Iranian delegation eight times to have a meeting with the president,” Mahmoud Vaezi told reporters after a cabinet meeting on Wednesday.

01.08.2018 - 15:47 [ Reuters ]

Iran MPs summon Rouhani as U.S. pressure squeezes economy

It is the first time parliament has summoned Rouhani, who is under pressure from hardline rivals to change his cabinet following a deterioration in relations with the United States and Iran’s growing economic difficulties.

31.07.2018 - 16:01 [ CNN ]

Trump says he’d meet with Iran without preconditions ‚whenever they want‘

„I would certainly meet with Iran if they wanted to meet,“ Trump said during a joint news conference at the White House alongside Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte. „I do believe that they will probably end up wanting to meet. I’m ready to meet whenever they want to.“
„No preconditions,“ he added. „They want to meet, I’ll meet, whenever they want.“

23.07.2018 - 09:51 [ Präsident der Islamischen Republik Iran ]

President speaking at the meeting of heads of Iranian missions abroad:

Latest US plot an attempt to tire Iranian nation/Foreign policy the most important issue after national security/You can’t incite Iranian people against Iran’s security, interests/Iranian nation won’t be anybody’s slave/Americans must get that peace with Iran the mother of all peace, war with Iran the mother of all wars/Intimidation makes us more united; we’ll definitely defeat US

23.07.2018 - 09:43 [ Presstv.com ]

Rouhani: Peace with Iran will be mother of all peace, war with Iran will be mother of all wars

“Mr. Trump! We are men of honor and [have been] the guarantors of the security of the region’s waterway throughout history. Don’t you want to play with the lion’s tail! It will be something [for you] to regret,” he said.

‘You declare war on Iranians and speak of support for them?!’

The US has recently launched “an offensive of speeches and online communications meant to foment unrest” among ordinary Iranians, according to Reuters.

On Sunday, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was scheduled to give a speech titled “Supporting Iranian Voices” to opponents of the Islamic Republic in California.

16.07.2018 - 07:40 [ Irna.ir ]

Irans Oberster Führer bezeichnet „Diplomatie und Entwicklung der Beziehungen zu anderen Ländern“ als notwendig

Der Irans Revolutionsführer Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei sagte unter Betonung der „Notwendigkeit, Diplomatie und Beziehungen zu anderen Ländern zu entwickeln“: „Abgesehen von einigen wenigen Fällen – wie den Vereinigten Staaten – müssen Irans Beziehungen zu anderen Ländern, einschließlich des Westens und des Ostens, erweitert und weiterentwickelt werden“.

16.07.2018 - 07:37 [ rferl.org ]

Iran’s Leader Calls For Support For Rohani In Face Of Fresh US Sanctions

Iran’s supreme leader has called on state bodies to support the government of President Hassan Rohani in fighting looming U.S. economic sanctions, saying America’s „conspiracy“ could be defeated, Iranian media have reported.

„I strongly believe that, if the government takes the necessary measures, it will be able to overcome problems and defeat the U.S. conspiracy,“ Ayatollah Ali Khamenei said in a meeting with Rohani and his cabinet ministers.

04.07.2018 - 16:44 [ Alexander Van der bellen, Präsident von Österrreich / Youtube ]

Pressestatement mit dem iranischen Präsidenten Hassan Rohani

Bundespräsident Alexander Van der Bellen und der iranische Präsident Hassan Rohani bekräftigen beide das Festhalten am Nuklearabkommen des Irans mit der Weltgemeinschaft.

04.07.2018 - 16:19 [ Wiener Zeitung ]

Iran hält an Atomdeal fest

Das sagte der iranische Präsident Hassan Rouhani am Mittwoch bei einem Besuch in Wien. „Soweit es möglich ist für den Iran, werden wir dabei bleiben, aber unter der Voraussetzung, dass wir auch profitieren können“, sagte Rouhani bei einer gemeinsamen Pressekonferenz mit dem österreichischen Bundespräsidenten Alexander Van der Bellen.

12.04.2018 - 06:14 [ al-monitor.com ]

Have Iran, Russia and Turkey reached agreement on future Syrian state?

While Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan made it clear that Ankara and Moscow “have no disagreements” over Turkey’s Operation Olive Branch, some reports even suggested that Russia was actually helping Turkey to reach its goals in Afrin. For its part, while expressing concern over the situation in eastern Ghouta, Turkey stopped short of directly condemning the Russian-backed military moves in the area. Meanwhile, Iran apparently preferred to keep a low profile regarding both cases.

12.04.2018 - 05:57 [ lowyinstitute.org ]

Rouhani, Erdogan, and Putin’s bizarre love triangle

It appears a new regional security order is encircling Syria as the civil war grinds into its seventh year. This shift was visible last week, when the leaders of Turkey, Iran, and Russia met in Ankara to discuss solutions to the Syrian crisis. The detailed talks covered de-escalation zones, humanitarian concerns, and intra-Syrian dialogue, but the broader motive was to agree on the role of each state once the conflict ends.

04.04.2018 - 10:17 [ tagesschau.de ]

Gipfel in Ankara: Die neuen Entscheider in Syrien

Bei dem Gipfel mit Russlands Präsident Wladimir Putin und Irans Regierungschef Hassan Rouhani solle deshalb auch über die Region Idlib gesprochen werden, so die Erdogan-Beraterin. Dort könnten Assads Truppen nach der Offensive in Ost-Ghouta als nächstes al-Kaida-nahe Rebellen angreifen. Das wäre aber derzeit wohl kaum im Interesse der Türkei.