Commander hails Iranian president’s firm stances in UN General Assembly mission

TEHRAN (FNA)- Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces General Hassan Firouzabadi Wednesday lauded President Hassan Rouhini’s firm stances while addressing the 68th Annual Session of the UN General Assembly in New York.

Firouzabadi said that, in his speech at UN on Tuesday, President Rouhani expressed firm and justice-seeking positions of the Iranian nation to the international community.

Firouzabadi hailed President Rouhani’s wise approach at the international forum calling him a wise politician.

On Tuesday, Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) Navy Commander Rear Admiral Ali Fadavi underlined Iran’s full supports for President Hassan Rouhani in his mission in the 68th Annual Session of the UN General Assembly in New York, and wished him and his accompanying delegation full success there.

“Rouhani has gone away on this trip mightily and with a very strong support and I hope he would gain appropriate results in that assembly,” the senior commander said.

Fadavi added that the Iranian president is one of the people that have good and precise knowledge about the capabilities of Iran.

On Sunday, Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei received President Rouhani, and wished success for him and his accompanying delegation in their official mission in New York.

President Rouhani, who left Tehran for New York on Monday morning, attended the UN General Assembly and addressed to the 68th UN General Assembly meeting on Tuesday.

President Rouhani stressed during his address to the UN meeting that Iran is ready for talks with the US, but “on equal footing and with mutual respect”, yet he said he is not hearing a single voice from Washington.

By Fars News Agency


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