About Hassan Rouhani
Hassan Rouhani was elected as President of Iran on 15 June, He will take office on 3 August 2013. He has been a member of the Assembly of Experts since 1999, member of the Islamic Republic of Iran’s Expediency Council since 1991, member of the Supreme National Security Council since 1989, and head of the Center for Strategic Research since 1992.
Rouhani has been also deputy speaker of the 4th and 5th terms of the Islamic Consultative Assembly (Majlis) and secretary of the Supreme National Security Council from 1989 to 2005. In this capacity, he was also heading Iran’s former nuclear negotiating team and was the country’s top negotiator with the EU three – UK, France, and Germany – on the Iran’s nuclear program.
Our Posts Mentioning Hassan Rouhani
June 16, 2013- Bravo, Thomas Erdbrink
June 12, 2013– The Candidate Info Gaps
June 10, 2013– The Great Nuclear (Non) Debate
June 02, 2013– Iranian Elections & Nukes
Top Quotes By Hassan Rouhani
June 08, 2013– (Cristian Science Monitor)
“All of our problems stem from this – that we didn’t make the utmost effort to prevent the [nuclear] dossier from going to the UN Security Council,”
May 28, 2013 (Bloomberg)
“You are saying that we suspended the nuclear program? We were the ones who came
to master the nuclear technology.”