“Surrender.” That’s the only option Iranian President Hassan Rouhani offered America during his (now forgotten) virtual address to the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) last month. Based on his bombastic rhetoric, Rouhani clearly expects Washington to play the part of supplicant no matter who wins next month’s US presidential election. Candidates Donald Trump and Joe Biden should take note.
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani addresses the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York City. (File photo: Reuters)
A pawn of Russia and China
#Iran “expects” Russia and China to stand against #US efforts to extend the UN Security Council arms embargo on Tehran expiring in October, President Hassan Rouhani says.https://t.co/rO63m2uWUC pic.twitter.com/oGTEEs4Wr3— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) June 10, 2020
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani (L) shaking hands with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Shanghai May 21, 2014. (File photo: Reuters)
The #US faces defeat in its move to reimpose #UN sanctions on #Tehran, Iranian President Rouhani says in a televised speech, as Washington declared all UN sanctions on #Iran have been restored.https://t.co/dslRlG5EkB pic.twitter.com/S9poGlU2tA— Al Arabiya English (@AlArabiya_Eng) September 20, 2020