TRUMP TAKES UN: No Meetings Planned Between President Trump and Iran’s Rouhani

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani confirmed this week there are no planned meetings or talks scheduled between his regime and American officials during UN Week in New York City, reports NBC News.

Rouhani was speaking with NBC’s Lester Holt when he said “there is no such program for a meeting” between the Iranian leader and the Trump administration.

“Naturally, if someone is keen on having a meeting and holding dialogue and creating progress in relationships, that person would not use the tool of sanctions and threats [and bring] to bear all of its power against another government and nation," Rouhani said. “That means that the necessary willpower is absent in order to resolve outstanding issues.”

Despite there being no scheduled negotiations between the two nations, Rouhani expressed the possibility for future talks, saying “The North Korean model cannot be a correct model, because we cannot draw such comparisons. But certainly there are different models out there that can be used."

Read the full story at NBC News.