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It is now one year since Hassan Rouhani, in a sham and full scale state- run presidential elections was made as the new so-called “moderate President” on June 15, 2013. He replaced the former controversial President Ahmadinejad whose rhetoric was to challenge the west and hold on to the regime’s ambition to acquire atomic bomb! Rouhani who has been a key figure in the leadership of the cleric regime since its inception facing enormous crises due to inner decay of his regime came out with a new mask of moderation and rapprochement toward west in order to address huge economic and political conflicts... (more)
Iran's president-elect Hassan Rouhani has called Israel an old "wound" that must be removed. These statements would seem to cast doubt on the viability of efforts to revive peace talks betwen the Palestinians and Israel.
"The Zionist regime is a wound inflicted for years on the body of the Muslim world that must be cleansed," Mr Rouhani said to reporters.
His comments echoed those of outgoing president Mahmound Ahmadinejad who earlier whipped up anti-Israel sentiment at an Quds day rally in Tehran.
He said: "I will inform you with God as my witness, a devastating storm... (more)
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