Iran's newly elected president, Hasan Rowhani, gave a news conference in the capital Tehran on Monday. He said he would pursue a path of moderation.
June 17, 2013 Iran's hard-line clerics have dominated the country for more than 30 years. The country's newly elected president, Hasan Rowhani, is widely hailed as a moderate. Will he be able to change the country's course, or is it more wishful thinking on the part of the West?
Hasan Rowhani gestures to his supporters at a rally in Tehram Iran, on June 1. The midranking cleric, Iran's president-elect, is seen as a political moderate.
June 16, 2013 Hasan Rowhani, a midranking cleric, has been a politician since the 1979 revolution. He backed a violent crackdown against the pro-democracy student movement in 1999. But during the campaign, he appeared as the most charismatic and pragmatic of all the candidates.
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