After being summoned by the Parliament, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani appeared before parliament on Tuesday, marking the first time he has been summoned by lawmakers since he assumed office in 2013.
According to GW news, below are the details of what he said.
- Anti-government protests in January “tempted” US President Donald Trump to withdraw from the nuclear deal.
- “The economic problems are critical, but more important than that is that many people have lost their faith in the future of the Islamic Republic and are in doubt about its power.”
- “We are not afraid of America or the economic problems. We will overcome the troubles.”
The Iranian government will show “the anti-Iranian officials in the White House” that US sanctions are bound to fall.