On Wednesday evening, President Hassan Rouhani appeared in an interview with NBC on the presidential premises, the presidential website reports.
In answer to a question regarding the chances of a meeting with US president Barack Obama during his trip to New York, Rouhani said "Meeting with Obama is not on my trip schedule, but everything is possible in the political world, depending on the situations that spring up, though.”
Providing comments on his to-be trip to the US, he added "At the UN General Assembly, we would like to clarify our stances on foreign policy, international issues including the nuclear case, and the regional affairs. We expect the world to hear us well.”
Pointing to the recent elections in Iran, Rouhani asserted "My voice is in fact the voice of the Iranian nation. In this election the Iranian nation chose moderation and balance. In foreign policy, moderation and balance means constructive interaction with the countries of the world.