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WorldIran says 'no plans' for Rouhani-Trump meet on UN sidelines

12:45  16 september  2019
12:45  16 september  2019 Source:   msn.com

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin says President Donald Trump has no plans to meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly.

US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said President Donald Trump has no plans to meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani while he’s in New York for the UN General Assembly later this month. Such a meeting is “not planned at the moment,” Mnuchin said on Thursday, even though

Iran has not made any plans for President Hassan Rouhani to meet his US counterpart Donald Trump on the sidelines of the upcoming UN General Assembly, a spokesman said Monday.

Iran says 'no plans' for Rouhani-Trump meet on UN sidelines© Nicholas Kamm, HO US President Donald Trump has suggested meeting Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani at a UN meeting in New York

"We have neither planned for this meeting, nor do I think such a thing would happen in New York," the foreign ministry's Abbas Mousavi said in remarks aired on state television.

The White House said on Sunday that Trump may still meet Rouhani at the UN meeting in New York next week, despite accusations from Washington that Tehran was behind weekend drone attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities.

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“Neither is [ Trump - Rouhani meeting in New York] on our agenda, nor will it happen. Such a meeting will not take place,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi said in remarks carried by state TV. Tehran has repeatedly rejected such a meeting .

Mnuchin said Thursday that such a meeting is "not planned at the moment," even though Trump has made clear "he would sit down with Rouhani with no condition" to discuss Iran 's nuclear program. Mnuchin also insists that the recent departure of former national security adviser John Bolton will not

"As we have stated before, if the Americans return to the JCPOA and cease their economic terrorism, they can return to the joint commission and talk," Mousavi added.

He was referring to a commission within the framework of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, a 2015 agreement that gave Iran the promise of relief from sanctions in return for curbs on its nuclear programme.

Tensions between the two countries have soared since Trump unilaterally withdrew the US from the JCPOA in May last year and began reimposing crippling sanctions on the Islamic republic.

European powers have been trying to salvage the nuclear accord and de-escalate the situation.

French President Emmanuel Macron has been leading the efforts, and proposed a meeting between Rouhani and Trump to defuse the crisis.

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Iran leader: No meeting with US as long as sanctions remain .
NEW YORK (AP) — Iran's president said Tuesday he'd consider meeting "at any level" to explore what the Trump administration seeks in a nuclear deal — but not until sanctions against his country are lifted. On the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly, Hassan Rouhani reiterated that he would not even consider meeting with President Donald Trump while the crippling sanctions, imposed since 2018 in the wake of Trump's pullout from a nuclear deal, were in place.Rouhani spoke to a small group of U.S. media leaders shortly before Trump took center stage at the U.N.

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