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Iran/election of President

Published on June 17, 2013
Statement by M. Laurent Fabius, Minister of Foreign Affairs

Paris, June 15, 2013

France notes the election of Mr Hassan Rouhani as President of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

The international community has high expectations of Iran, particularly regarding her nuclear programme and her involvement in Syria. We are ready to work on these with the new Iranian President.

France pays tribute to the Iranian people’s unshakeable aspiration to democracy./.

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