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Hassan Rouhani Quotes & Sayings

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If you want peace and well-being to be in place in the Middle East and you want terrorism to be uprooted, then there's no path other than the presence of the Islamic Republic of Iran, you saw that in Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and Yemen that the power that was able to help the people of Iraq, Syria, Lebanon and Yemen in the face of terrorist groups was the Islamic Republic of Iran. — Hassan Rouhani

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Our economy will not prosper as long as it is monopolised (by the government). The economy must be rid of monopoly and see competition, it must be freed of insider speculation, be transparent, all people must be aware of the statistics. If we can bring transparency to our economy, we can fight corruption. — Hassan Rouhani

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We believe that unilateral sanctions violate international law, in fact. They violate free trade. They violate human growth and development, human development, and that when you actually sanction a bank of a country, the meaning of it is quite clear. You're sanctioning medicine for the people. — Hassan Rouhani

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In a world where global politics is no longer a zero-sum game, it is - or should be - counterintuitive to pursue one's interests without considering the interests of others. — Hassan Rouhani

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There are some issues that are not in control of the government. Two of those issues are human rights and personal freedoms are in the domain of Iran's conservative judicial system. — Hassan Rouhani

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All countries in my part of the world, we want democracy to prevail. I told the people, 'If you want American policies to stop, we need to take action.' We need to make the U.S. understand that its meddling is inappropriate. — Hassan Rouhani

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If America puts the enmity aside, if it initiates good will, and if it compensates for the past, the future situation between the United States and Iran will change. — Hassan Rouhani

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We want the people, in their private lives, to be completely free, and in today's world, having access to information and the right of free dialogue and the right to think freely is the right of all peoples, including the people of Iran. — Hassan Rouhani

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The viewpoint of the government is that the people must have full access to all information worldwide. — Hassan Rouhani

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At face value, the U.S. Congress, there is a - they have a long way to go before they fully appreciate and understand Iranian people. — Hassan Rouhani

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If the people of the United States come to Iran and see its ancient history and nature of Iran, and the people of Iran go to the United States to see America, this can shorten the walls of mistrust and improve the situation for the future. — Hassan Rouhani

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A constructive approach to diplomacy doesn't mean relinquishing one's rights. It means engaging with one's counterparts, on the basis of equal footing and mutual respect, to address shared concerns and achieve shared objectives. — Hassan Rouhani

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Iran rejects weapons of mass destruction based on its belief system, its religious belief system, as well as well as its ethical standpoint. — Hassan Rouhani

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When it comes to nuclear technology, the Iranian people are very sensitive. It is a part of our national pride, and nuclear technology has become indigenous. — Hassan Rouhani

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I deeply regret to say that terrorism has become globalized: ' From New York to Mosul, from Damascus to Baghdad, from the Easternmost to the Westernmost parts of the world, from Al-Qaeda to Daesh'. The extremists of the world have found each other and have put out the call: 'extremists of the world unite'. But are we united against the extremists? — Hassan Rouhani

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Citizenship rights is about making all Iranians feel they are part of one nation, one identity, under one umbrella they can feel proud of. — Hassan Rouhani

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We are not seeking ... and looking for war with any nations. We are seeking peace and stability among all the nations in the region. — Hassan Rouhani

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The people, when they say 'Death to America!' - do you know what they are really saying? What they mean to say relates to the aggressive policies of the U.S. and intervention and meddling by the U.S. — Hassan Rouhani

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Problems of 35 years cannot be resolved in a short period of time. — Hassan Rouhani

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I ran on the platform of moderation and won the election by a large margin. By virtue of the strong mandate that I received from the electorate, I am committed to operating in the framework of moderation, which calls inter alia for a balance between realism and the pursuit of the ideals of the Islamic Republic of Iran. — Hassan Rouhani

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The overwhelming majority of our nation - intellectuals, academics, theologians, the greats, and the leadership - are in favor of getting the sanctions removed. — Hassan Rouhani

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On the nuclear issue, the first point is that the entire world must recognize that Iran does not seek a nuclear weapon, nor shall it seek a nuclear weapon. — Hassan Rouhani

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As leaders, we need to rise above petty politics and lead, rather than follow, the various interests and pressure groups in our respective countries. — Hassan Rouhani

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I'm committed to fulfilling my promises to my people, including my pledge to engage in constructive interaction with the world. — Hassan Rouhani

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International politics is no longer a zero-sum game but a multi-dimensional arena where cooperation and competition often occur simultaneously. Gone is the age of blood feuds. World leaders are expected to lead in turning threats into opportunities. — Hassan Rouhani

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I've said before that I am not a historian and that when it comes to speaking of the dimensions of the Holocaust, it is the historians that should reflect on it. — Hassan Rouhani

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No country by itself and in an isolated manner would ever be able to effectively address the challenges it faces. — Hassan Rouhani

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I'll tell you that when an innocent person is killed, we never go about asking or inquiring whether they were Jewish or Christian or Muslim. That's not our way or creed. — Hassan Rouhani

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I'm not a historian. I'm a politician. What is important for us is that the countries of the region and the people grow closer to each other, and that they are able to prevent aggression and injustice. — Hassan Rouhani

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We are determined to provide for the nuclear fuel of such plants inside the country, at the hands of local Iranian scientists. We are going to follow on this path. — Hassan Rouhani

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Ahmadinijad was stupid enbough to be a wolf in wolf's clothing, to expose his teeth and nails and alert the west. I can be a wolf in sheep's clothing. I have all the diplomatic and rhetoric skills to do so. — Hassan Rouhani

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I think that the president of Iran has the authority wherever which - where - wherever the national interests of the country are involved and, when it is necessary and expedient and required to speak and talk with others in order to promote the rights of its nation, that the president can take that initiative. — Hassan Rouhani

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The Iranian people, with regards to the policies of various American administrations in the past 30 years, are very worried. They don't trust them. — Hassan Rouhani