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Rouhani says Iran isn’t a ‘bargaining chip’ in US elections

Iran's president told the UN General Assembly that any future administration must "surrender" to Iran.

 In his address to the UN General Assembly, Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani said his country cannot be used as a “bargaining chip” as President Donald Trump seeks reelection this November. 

"We are not a bargaining chip in US elections and domestic policy,” Rouhani told the virtual gathering of world leaders. “Any US administration after the upcoming elections will have no choice but to surrender to the resilience of the Iranian nation.” 

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