Source: Radio Zamaneh
Iranian President Hassan Rohani said on Monday December 23 that Iran
intends to improve its relations with the U.S. and the countries of Europe.
reports that in a note attributed to the Iranian president in Zud Deustche
Welle, Rohani stressed that he will do everything in his power to resolve the
nuclear disputes with the West.
Rohani is quoted as saying that Iran is planning to improve its
relations with European and North American countries based on mutual respect.
He adds that they are making every effort "to prevent the creation of new
problems" in the already strained Iran-U.S. relations and to "resolve the
He adds that Iran cannot forget all that affected Iran-U.S. relations over the
past 60 years but he stresses that now the focus must be on the present and the
President Rohani emphasized once more that Iran has never tried to build nuclear
weapons but added that Iran will never forego its right to exploit nuclear power
for peaceful purposes.
He maintained that all reasonable queries about Iran's nuclear program will get
The Rohani administration is in the process of negotiating with the 5+1 over
Iran's nuclear program. The talks were paused yesterday for the Christmas
In a recent statement, Italian Prime Minister Enrico Letta lauded the opening in
diplomatic relations with Iran and said the world must take advantage.
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