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People Have Every Right to Criticize Gov’t: Iran President

Iran’s president Hassan Rouhani says people are entitled to criticize and raise questions about the performance of his administration.
Seyyed Abbas Araghchi

Too Soon to See JCPOA Results in National Economy

Seyyed Abbas Araghchi, the Deputy-FM for International and Legal Affairs and a senior nuclear negotiator, has said that four months is too short for an accurate evaluation of JCPOA implementation effect on national economy.

Zarif: JCPOA Won’t End Western Hostility

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif underlined that the July 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers does not translate into an end to the West’s animosity against the Islamic Republic.
Iran Parliament

Will president’s new pick for Science Ministry get a nod from parliament?

Dr. Ahmadi Danesh-Ashtiani will be President Rouhani's fourth nominee seeking parliament's a vote of confidence to take charge of the Ministry of Science.

President Hails Stability in Iran, Stresses Forward Progress

On Saturday June 11, President Hassan Rouhani praised Iran's stability and security and stressed the country's forward progress.
Iran-President Rouhani

President Rouhani congratulates counterparts on Christmas

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani sends Christmas message to world leaders and Pope.

Economic woes have yet to go away: President Rouhani

President Rouhani stressed that some eight million people have been offered medical insurance over the last 12 months.

Tehran Mayor Resigns Due to “Health Issue”

Mohsen Hashemi Rafsanjani, the chairman of Tehran City Council, has confirmed receiving the resignation of Tehran’s reformist mayor, Mohammad-Ali Najafi, amid conflicting reports over the reason behind his decision.

Rouhani Says His Gov’t Paying For Mistakes of Previous Administration

Criticizing certain economic decisions made during the time of former President Ahmadinejad, President Hassan Rouhani said his government is now paying for past mistakes.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham

Spokeswoman Rejects Iran’s Alleged Interference in Yemen

Afkham's remarks came after media reports said on Monday that Yemeni President Abdrabuh Mansur Hadi has accused Iran of supporting certain extremist groups in the Arab country.

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