TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has note that his administration seeks a win-win approach with regard to its ties with neighboring states, saying Tehran neither oppresses nor does it accept oppression.
Addressing a gathering on economic resistance and regional cooperation in Tehran on Sunday, Rouhani said relations among neighboring states would serve their interests and Iran also seeks to expand its ties with its neighboring based on mutual interest.
He also highlighted the importance of Iran’s relations with Turkey, Syria, Iraq, and Saudi Arabia, saying the regional countries should work to resolve their differences and boost mutual trust.
Elsewhere in his remarks, the government abides by its political, economic, and social election campaign slogans and promises, and that it seeks to win the approval and the cooperation of the nation in materializing its objectives.
The president also touched upon the achievements on his administration in dealing with the economic issues of the country, terming his government’s successes in reducing inflation as a "miracle”.
"This miracle is only for the Iranian nation. The administration is solely the servant of the people. It has been a year and a half since the start of [the tenure] of the government, and ever since, what people have done has been great and grand,” Rouhani said.
He also called on relevant officials to do their utmost in addressing people’s issues and problems. "We bear heavy responsibilities and should materialize the promises we have made to the people. Therefore, if the executive officials of the country do not abide by the promises the eleventh administration made to people, they would, first and foremost, hit a blow to the public trust and the social assets,” Rouhani underlined.