Tehran 0
6 August 2019

President Rouhani asserted that the U.S. “is plagued with contradiction; they speak of unconditional negotiation and then impose sanctions on the Supreme Leader and the Foreign Minister. No negotiations with the current U.S. government can be imagined without the permission of the Supreme Leader and the management of the Foreign Minister”. He added that “if the U.S. really wants to negotiate, it must lift all sanctions before any action is taken”. Rouhani went on to state that “peace with Iran is the mother of all peace, and war with Iran is the mother of all wars… security against security, strait against strait, peace against peace, and oil against oil; this is what we say”.

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