Sep 30, 2014, 12:09 AM
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Rouhani: Meeting with Cameron on Britain's request

Tehran, Sept 29, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani said Monday night in Tehran Airport that his meeting with British Prime Minister David Cameron was made on London's request, adding that Cameron made an erroneous sentence regarding Iran after that meeting.

President Rouhani made the comment upon arriving back in Tehran in a meeting with the press after attending the 69th UN General Assembly and the Astrakhan Caspian Sea Summit Meeting.

Focusing on the achievements of his New York and Astrakhan visits, Rouhani said that the UN General Assembly this year was significant due to several factors, including the widespread emergence of terrorism worldwide.

Back to the meeting with Cameron, Rouhani said, 'The British prime minister had requested for the meeting and we accepted and met him. In our meeting we mainly focused on three issues, namely the nuclear issue, which was a good discussion, and naturally inclusive of some differences of opinion, aggression, and insecurity in the region, which was discussed in details, and we reiterated that the West should correct its approach.'

He added that bilateral ties, too, were naturally discussed, and our stand is again naturally interactions.

'It was a good meeting and good issues were discussed in it, and quite naturally, there were certain differences of opinion in it. But he later on uttered a wrong comment in his address, which I believe was a mistake, and our Foreign Ministry, too, reacted to it right away.