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Iranian President arrives in New York

IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani arrived in New York on Sunday to attend the 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly.

President Rouhani has an intensive agenda during his visit to New York which includes an address to the UN General Assembly meeting to outline Tehran’s latest positions on different regional and international issues, particularly the tragic situation of Muslims in Myanmar.

The President had also raised the issue of Muslims in Myanmar during his speech last week at a meeting of the Organization of the Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Kazakhstan.

While in New York, the Iranian president is to meet Iran’s expatriates in the US as well as American political, cultural and Muslim elites.

President Rouhani will also hold talks with the heads of the US foreign policy think thanks and scholars as well as the senior officials of the international media, meet with UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres and hold separate meetings with a number of heads of states from other participating countries.