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OffbeatIran's Rouhani says U.S. isolated against Iran: state TV

14:05  27 october  2018
14:05  27 october  2018 Source:   reuters.com

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DUBAI (Reuters) - Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that the United States was isolated among its traditional allies in its confrontation with Iran , and that even Europe was siding with Tehran against the reimposition of U . S . sanctions. "It does not happen often that the U . S

Iran ' s parliament approved a government economic reshuffle on Saturday, days before new U . S . sanctions on FILE PHOTO: Iran ' s President Hassan Rouhani speaks at a news conference on the sidelines of the The reshuffle, approved in a parliamentary session carried live on state TV , also.

Iran's Rouhani says U.S. isolated against Iran: state TV © REUTERS/Brendan Mcdermid/File Photo FILE PHOTO: Iran's President Hassan Rouhani speaks at a news conference on the sidelines of the General Assembly in New York Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Saturday that the United States was isolated among its traditional allies in its confrontation with Iran, and that even Europe was siding with Tehran against the reimposition of U.S. sanctions.

"It does not happen often that the U.S. makes a decision and its traditional allies abandon it," Rouhani told parliament in a speech carried live on state TV, in a session to discuss a cabinet reshuffle. "A year ago no one would have believed ... that Europe would stand with Iran and against America."

(Reporting by Dubai newsroom; Editing by Alison Williams)

US stocks set to open slightly lower amid Iran sanctions, upcoming midterms.
U.S. stock futures pointed to a slightly lower open on Monday as investors turned focus to fresh sanctions on Iran and the upcoming midterm elections. As of 4:22 a.m. ET, Dow futures slipped by 73 points, indicating a lower open of -64.83 points. S&P 500 and Nasdaq futures also dipped slightly. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { medianetNativeAdOnArticle.getMedianetNativeAds(true); }); Stocks were hit with a wild bout of volatility during Friday's trading session amid conflicting comments and reports on global trade.

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