Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Rouhani, at UN, slams US for supporting ‘inhumane’ Israel

President Hassan Rouhani told the UN General Assembly on Monday that Iran seeks to rebuild relations with the international community and especially its neighbors, but left little doubt that he did not include Israel among his regime’s potential peace partners.

In a speech filled with assertions of Iran’s peace-oriented outlook, its desire to fight terrorism, and its willingness to engage with other nations in a quest for global tranquility, Rouhani related to Israel in only two passages, only in the negative, while referring to it as “the Zionist regime.”(READ MORE)