* President Donald Trump on Monday said that he would be willing to meet with Iran “anytime they want to.”
* A meeting with Rouhani would be “good for the country, good for them, good for us, and good for the world,” the president said.
* In July, Rouhani’s chief of staff, Mahmoud Vaezi, said Trump had asked eight times for a meeting with Rouhani, and was rejected each time, according to a state-run news agency.
President Donald Trump on Monday said that he would be willing to meet with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani “anytime they want to,” and that he would impose no preconditions on such a meeting.
“They want to meet, I’ll meet. Anytime they want,” Trump said. The president’s comments came amid escalating tension between the U.S. and Iran. Earlier this month, Trump threatened Rouhani in an all-caps post on Twitter that called out the Iranian leader by name.
A meeting with Rouhani would be “good for the country, good for them, good for us, and good for the world,” the U.S. president said.
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WNU Editor: Iran’s leaders have rejected President Trump’s offer for unconditional talks …. Iran Sues U.S. to Stop Imposition of Trump’s New Sanctions (Washington Free Beacon).
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