Rouhani tells US to end ‘maximum pressure’ on Iran: TV

Published September 11, 2019, 4:41 PM

by Martin Sadongdong & Antonio Colina

By Reuters

DUBAI – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani urged the United States on Wednesday to end its policy of “maximum pressure” on his country, and said Tehran would cut its commitments to a 2015 nuclear deal further if necessary, state TV reported.

 Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during the cabinet meeting in Tehran, Iran, September 4, 2019.  (Official President website / Handout via REUTERS / MANILA BULLETIN)
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during the cabinet meeting in Tehran, Iran, September 4, 2019. (Official President website / Handout via REUTERS / MANILA BULLETIN)

“The United States should understand that militancy has no profit and must abandon its policy of maximum pressure on Iran … Iran’s commitments to the nuclear deal is proportional to other parties and we will take further steps if necessary,” Rouhani was quoted as saying.

 
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