Iran: Rouhani sworn in for second term in Tehran amid US tensions
- 05 August 2017
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who was sworn-in for a second term on August 5, 2017, has accused the United States of trying to undermine Tehran's nuclear deal with world powers, telling President Donald Trump that it will be his political suicide. Rouhani, who was decisively re-elected in May after promising to open Iran to the world, took the oath of office before parliament in Tehran in the presence of foreign dignitaries including senior European figures.
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