Last quote by Hassan Rouhani
Hassan Rouhani quotes
Today is not a time for building walls between nations. They (the US) have forgotten that the Berlin Wall collapsed years ago.
Today is the time for peaceful co-existence, not the time to create distance among nations.
Today is not the time to erect walls between nations. They have forgotten that the Berlin wall fell years ago. To annul world trade accords does not help their economy and does not serve the development and blooming of the world economy. This is the day for the world to get closer through trade.
I do not see it likely that this is something that will happen in practice when he enters the White House because it's not a bilateral deal and it's not for him to say if he likes it or dislikes it.
There are many countries. You mentioned Iraq and Kuwait. There are eight to 10 other countries in my mind now whose officials have talked to us about this.
The U.S. is our enemy. They want to put pressure on us as much as they can.
Whatever plans he has, it will be revealed later. He may desire to weaken the nuclear deal. He may desire to rip up the deal. Do you suppose we will allow this? Will our nation allow this?
Some man has been elected in the US. Any plans he might have will be revealed later on. We will continue our own path. He may desire many things. He may desire to weaken the JCPOA (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action); he may desire to rip up the deal. Do you suppose we will allow that? Will our nation allow that?
[Trump] wants to do many things, but none of his actions would affect us ... Do you think the United States can rip up the JCPOA (the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action nuclear deal)? Do you think we and our nation will let him do that?
America's president is obliged to exercise his authority by preventing its approval and particularly its implementation ... and if this gross violation is carried out we will firmly respond.
We are committed to an acceptable implementation of the deal but in response to non-commitment, violation or hesitation in its implementation, we will act promptly.
I said, what? Should I prefer bad to worse or worse to bad?
America claims it has more than 200 years of democracy, and they have had 50 presidential elections, but there is no morality in that country.
This course has no foundation, no logic.
Our armed forces don't have a mission to be adventurous. Their only mission is to defend their territorial borders.
They frighten the big banks.
As one thing they tell them 'you are free to engage with Iran in banking activity.
If you ground flights, you are aiding the terrorists whether you like it or not because the terrorists ... are well equipped except for an air force.
Any failure on the part of the United States in implementing it (the deal) would constitute an international wrongful act and would be objected to by the international community.
The lack of compliance with the deal on the part of the United States in the past several months represents a flawed approach that should be rectified forthwith. Any failure on the part of the United States in implementing it (the deal) would constitute an international wrongful act and would be objected to by the international community.
The lack of compliance with the deal on the part of the United States in the past several months represents a flawed approach that should be rectified forthwith.
If the Saudi government is serious about its vision for development and regional security, it must cease and desist from divisive policies, spread of hate ideology and trampling upon the rights of neighbors.
They must be kept under pressure.
What is of utmost importance is to understand that Syria doesn't have a military solution. And the Syrians' problems must certainly be resolved politically. Only politically.
The rule of the ballot box and the rule of the Syrian people and the will of the Syrian people should be the sole determinant of the future of the country.
If we ground planes it would 100 percent benefit them.
Candidates can bring up any topic that they see best suits their campaigns.
We will never forget the positive role that Russia played in achieving an agreement on our nuclear program and will never forget your personal role in the implementation of this agreement.
They (Saudi Arabia) neither apologised nor did they pay any indemnities. They have not even sought consultation from other Muslims (for the handling of the haj) in subsequent years. They do not have any new plans for the future either.
We shouldn't stay quiet in the face of this incident … and we will pursue this complaint until it reaches a result.
Today, we are happy that others are not taking our share in OPEC. Soon, we will regain our previous oil export quota.
The most important part is closer ties between banks and credit lines. We decided to improve banking relations. Turkish banks can now establish branches in Iran to help facilitate economic relations between the two countries.
No message which would fuel division in the Islamic community should come out of the conference.
I am sure that with cooperation and effort inside the country, and constructive engagement with the world, our economy can bloom and develop.
The people showed their power once again and gave more credibility and strength to their elected government. he would work with anyone who won election to build a future for the industrialized, oil-exporting country.
The people showed their power once again and gave more credibility and strength to their elected government.
But today, we have this 'win-win' situation.
We are ready to welcome investment, welcome technology and create a new export market.
If we want to combat extremism in the world, if we want to fight terror, one of the roads before us is providing growth and jobs. Lack of growth creates forces for terrorism. Unemployment creates soldiers for terrorists.
We want a safe Afghanistan. We want Iraq and Syria to be safe. We want Lebanon to be stable, Libya to be safe and on all of these issues we can collaborate, engage in dialogue together.
We do not intend to trust countries like the United States simply because of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action(JCPOA). There are some mechanisms that we will use to solve disputes if they violate the agreement.
Everyone is happy with the agreement. Except the Zionists, warmongers, those who provoke division among Muslims and radicals in the US.
The legs of Iran's economy are now free of the chains of sanctions, and it's time to build and grow.
Iranian government policies in the post-sanctions era will focus on attracting foreign investment, expanding non-oil exports, and making the best use of financial assets.
Everybody is happy except the Zionists, the warmongers who are fuelling sectarian war among the Islamic nation, and the hardliners in the U.S. congress.
Thank God for this blessing and bow to the greatness of the patient nation of Iran. Congrats on this glorious victory.
In (implementing) the deal, all are happy except Zionists, warmongers, sowers of discord among Islamic nations and extremists in the U.S. The rest are happy". the deal has "opened new windows for engagement with the world.
We are hopeful that the sanctions against Iran would be lifted in the next few days.
You don't play these games if you're serious. Not when you have a crisis, you either defend the mission or you don't.
Terrorism will not be destroyed by bombs.
We have the ability to assert ourselves in the field of diplomacy, and a have logical dialogue facing the international community. We could erase all the cruel resolutions of the UN Security Council against the Iranian people.
Next week will begin the time of implementation (of the nuclear deal) and the end of the 90-day deadline previously agreed (...) Once the deal is fully implemented, sanctions will be lifted. It should not take more than one or two months until sanctions are removed. Then a new situation will arise for the country.
Saudi Arabia should carry out its legal and international obligations towards foreign citizens and pilgrims of the house of God. The incident should be fully investigated to see how it happened and what caused it.
Iran will sit down at any table if it sees that a secure, stable, and democratic future for Syria will be the end result of negotiations. We are ready to talk with all parties, with countries inside and outside the region.
Since my first day, my inauguration day, I have said that the West could reach an agreement with us – from the moment they stopped humiliating us and threatening us, and started respecting us.
The 5 + 1 countries, the US House of Representatives, the US Senate, the US president, the US government, everybody should know that if an end to sanctions is not mentioned in a (nuclear) deal, there will be no agreement.
We both believe that we want to see an end to the conflict and bloodshed in Yemen. The attacks by other countries in Yemen must stop.
Any agreement with Iran in which the right is not officially recognised of continuing enrichment on Iranian soil will not be accepted as legitimate by us. The sanctions must completely melt away and be deactivated.
We have not thought of making weapons of mass destruction and we are not thinking of it.
We cannot close the gates of the world to our young generation. In today's world, if you don't understand the internet and don't use it, you cannot be an expert or even learn to be one.
The rights of the Iranian nation are our red line. National interests are our red line. Among those rights are nuclear rights within the framework of international law, including the right to enrich uranium on Iranian soil.
Iran poses absolutely no threat to the world or the region. In fact, in ideals as well as in actual practice, my country has been a harbinger of just peace and comprehensive security. With the political will of the leadership in the United States and hoping that they will refrain from following the short-sighted interest of warmongering pressure groups, we can arrive at a framework to manage our differences.
Speaking with senior European officials and also hearing US President Obama – they sound different compared to the past and I view this as a positive step in the settlement of the differences between Iran and the West.
Iran seeks constructive engagement with other countries based on mutual respect and common interest, and, within the same framework, does not seek to increase tensions with the United States.
Iran poses absolutely no threat to the world or the region. In fact, in ideas and practice, my country has been a harbour of justice and comprehensive security.
One of the aims of this trip for me and the delegation accompanying me is to use opportunities to introduce the real face of the Iranian nation to the world, as a nation that loves culture and peace.
We are ready for negotiations without delay for creating trust and also eliminate all these ambiguities through full transparency.
If you seek a suitable answer, speak to Iran through the language of respect, not through the language of sanctions.
The next government aims to make use of experiences of all past governments, and God willing, ease the problems that people are facing.
The most important thing in economics is to avoid authoritarism and individualism.