Iran will never build nuclear arms says Iranian President.

Thursday, 19 September 2013 - 10:25

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Irans new President Hassan Rouhani has said that his country would never build nuclear weapons.

 

Rouhani also he had full authority to negotiate over Tehrans controversial uranium enrichment programme with the West.

 

And he described a recent letter sent to him by US President Barack Obama as "positive and constructive".

 

Earlier, Iran reportedly freed 11 political prisoners including noted human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh.