Country is going through sensitive period, says Hassan Rouhani, about protests which began Thursday
Iranian president invites Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas to Tehran next week over US' move on Jerusalem
Presenting the budget to parliament, Rouhani said overall economic growth would hit 6.5 percent in the fiscal year starting in March 2018, and seven percent with the oil sector excluded.
President Hassan Rouhani hails trilateral Syria summit in Sochi
Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Vladimir Putin and Hassan Rouhani to attend trilateral meeting on Nov. 22
Iranian president confirms to Iraq’s Abadi: Our country has Iraq’s full support for actions taken to preserve it's unity
Decision would ‘yield no results for the United States', Iranian president says
Rouhani indicated a week ago that Iran was ready to walk out on the nuclear deal if the United States continued to apply fresh sanctions.
Iran reels under quarrel between Supreme Leader Ayatollah Khamenei and President Rouhani
The ministerial line-up, which must still be approved by parliament, also lacked minorities and actually increased the average age compared to Rouhani's first term.
Rouhani, a 68-year-old cleric considered a political moderate, began his second term on Thursday when he was sworn in by supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei.
Move comes after five years of estrangement between Hamas and Tehran due to differences over Syria conflict
Incumbent Rouhani beat out hardline rival Ebrahim Raisi in May 19 polls
Rouhani was sworn in by supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei later in the day following his re-election in May.
Turkish, Iranian leaders speak over the phone and vow to improve bilateral ties
In a telegram to Rouhani, Putin "confirmed the readiness to continue active joint work to further develop the Russian-Iranian cooperation partnership," the Kremlin said in a statement.
More than half of votes were counted out of total 40 million votes
Addressing thousands of supporters who waved Iranian flags and held pictures of their candidate, he blamed Rouhani and foreign powers for Iran's economic woes.
Rouhani pushed back against criticism from conservatives over his economic performance, saying there had been measurable improvements in agriculture, healthcare, energy and internet coverage, especially in villages and poor suburbs.
Rouhani's first official visit to Russia comes as the two Syrian regime supporters push for ways to end the six-year conflict, having done much to marginalise US influence in peace talks.
Rouhani to proceed to Kuwait later in the day