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Iran’s president: No talks with US on militias, ballistic missiles

President-elect Ebrahim Raisi called on the United States to rejoin the nuclear deal.
Iran's President-elect Ebrahim Raisi speaks during his first press conference in the Islamic Republic's capital, Tehran, on June 21, 2021.

Iran’s president-elect ruled out future negotiations with the United States over his government’s conventional ballistic missile program and support for Shiite militias across the Middle East.

Ebrahim Raisi, who was elected to the presidency in Friday's national elections, called the ballistic missile program and militia support “non-negotiable" and urged the United States to return to the 2015 nuclear agreement.

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