Hassan Rouhani Quotes

The overwhelming majority of our nation - intellectuals academics theologians the greats and the leadership - are in favor of getting the sanctions removed.

At face value the U.S. Congress there is a - they have a long way to go before they fully appreciate and understand Iranian people.

The viewpoint of the government is that the people must have full access to all information worldwide.

We are not seeking... and looking for war with any nations. We are seeking peace and stability among all the nations in the region.

Iran rejects weapons of mass destruction based on its belief system its religious belief system as well as well as its ethical standpoint.

Global challenges require collective responses.

If America puts the enmity aside if it initiates good will and if it compensates for the past the future situation between the United States and Iran will change.

Citizenship rights is about making all Iranians feel they are part of one nation one identity under one umbrella they can feel proud of.

In a world where global politics is no longer a zero-sum game it is - or should be - counterintuitive to pursue one's interests without considering the interests of others.

I'll tell you that when an innocent person is killed we never go about asking or inquiring whether they were Jewish or Christian or Muslim. That's not our way or creed.

There are some issues that are not in control of the government. Two of those issues are human rights and personal freedoms are in the domain of Iran's conservative judicial system.

On the nuclear issue the first point is that the entire world must recognize that Iran does not seek a nuclear weapon nor shall it seek a nuclear weapon.

As leaders we need to rise above petty politics and lead rather than follow the various interests and pressure groups in our respective countries.

When it comes to nuclear technology the Iranian people are very sensitive. It is a part of our national pride and nuclear technology has become indigenous.

Problems of 35 years cannot be resolved in a short period of time.

The people when they say 'Death to America!' - do you know what they are really saying? What they mean to say relates to the aggressive policies of the U.S. and intervention and meddling by the U.S.