President arrives in New York

President Hassan Rouhani arrived in New York's John F Kennedy Airport on Monday afternoon few minutes ago to take part in the 69th annual meeting of the United Nations General Assembly.

Tue 23 - September 2014 - 00:58

President Rouhani was welcomed by a group of Iranian officials upon his arrival at JFK Airport.
President expressed the hope that his visit to New York will be useful, and said, 'The purpose of this visit is clarifying Iran's stances and making them heard to the people of the world.'
'We introduced violence and extremism as important problems of the world,' President Rouhani said upon his arrival in New York's John F Kennedy Airport on Monday evening.
'Now everyone sees that what havoc the extremists are creating in the world and I hope we talk about this issue and the ways for confronting it this year,' he added.
President said that he “will have separate meetings with heads of different states and will use this opportunity for elaborating on the positions of the Islamic Republic vis-a-vis significant international and regional issues.”
Among senior Iranian officials accompanying Rouhani on his visit are the president’s Chief of Staff Mohammad Nahavandian, Vice-President for scientific and technological affairs Sourena Sattari, cultural advisor to President Hessameddin Ashena.

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