White House hints at historic Obama-Rouhani meeting at UN
London, Sept. 20 (ANI): The White House has hinted at the possibility of a historic meeting between President Barack Obama and his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rouhani during the United Nations meet next week.
The White House welcomed the rhetoric from Iran over its nuclear programme.
On Wednesday, Rouhani gave an interview to NBC, insisting the country had no intention of putting its civilian nuclear programme to military ends.
Rouhani suggested he had political authority inside Iran to negotiate a solution to a standoff with the west over the programme.
According to the Guardian, both Obama and Rouhani will be in New York for the United Nations General Assembly meeting.
Hopes are rising that the two leaders may discuss what progress on nuclear weapons would be required for the U.S. to lift its crippling sanctions regime against Iran.
Carney again hinted this was possible, but insisted the US had always been willing to talk to Iran about ending the alleged nuclear weapons programme, the report added. (ANI)
Read More: United Nations Volunteers | Iran | Baroda House | Constitution House | Parliament House | Patiala House | Rajghat Power House | Power House | Model House | White Ganj | Light House | Utran Power House | Hampi Power House | Paralipower House | Kadamparai Power House | Stone House Hill | Avilanchi Power House | Council House Street | Customs House | W.b.assembly House
Israeli air strikes kill at least 18 in Gaza after truce collapse
August 21, 2014 at 12:39 AM
Donetsk residents flee the city as shelling intensifies
August 20, 2014 at 11:21 PM
Memories of German WWI atrocities haunt Belgium
August 20, 2014 at 11:06 PM
Lebanese church distributes aid for Iraqi refugees
August 20, 2014 at 11:00 PM
Survivors enlisted in Sierra Leone's Ebola battle
August 20, 2014 at 10:49 PM
"SOUTH AUSTRALIAN PREMIER LAUNCHES DREAM TEAM 15 (NNIS EXCLUSIVE) "
August 20, 2014 at 9:53 PM