Stolen ancient artefact returns from US to Iran museum

Iranians visit Tehran’s national museum after a twice-stolen ancient Persian artefact, approximately 25 centuries old, depicting the head of a soldier from a line of Immortal Guards, was returned to Iran following a New York court order. The limestone relief was handed over to Iran’s representative at the United Nations last month and was personally brought back to Iran by President Hassan Rouhani, returning from the UN General Assembly.

Trump faces pushback on Iran at UN Security Council

President Donald Trump faces a rebuke of his hardline Iran policy at a UN Security Council meeting that laid bare a rift between the United States and other world powers. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani predicts that the United States will eventually rejoin an international nuclear deal, saying talks this week at the United Nations showed his counterpart Donald Trump’s isolation.

Turkey’s Erdogan and Iran’s Rouhani meet at UNGA

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan meets Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on the opening day of UN General Assembly in New York. IMAGES

Trump: Would ‘Certainly Meet’ With Iran Leader

(30 Jul 2018) President Donald Trump says he would “certainly meet” with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani if the leader was willing, adding he would do it with “no preconditions.” He also said that Iran must “never be allowed” to possess nuclear weapons. (July 30)

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