The United States and Iran will present their rival notions of security in the Middle East to the United Nations General Assembly this week. US President Donald Trump is expected to speak on Tuesday before the Assembly of World Leaders and Iran's President Hassan Rouhani the following day.
Although tensions in the Middle East continue to falter following the attack on Saudi Arabia's oil fields and the exchange of sharp rhetoric between Washington and Tehran, the two leaders are hoping for diplomacy Trump said he was "a very flexible Human, "and Rouhani offered his regional neighbors a" hand of friendship and brotherhood. "
On Sunday, Trump again left the possibility of an unscheduled meeting with Rouhani on the verge of being open to the UN General Assembly.
Zarif: Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates want to "fight Iran to the last American."
"Nothing is ever off the table, but I have no intention of meeting with Iran and that does not mean it will not happen," said Trump. "I'm a very flexible person, but we have no intention, it's not set up."
When asked if there would be talks between US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo or another American representative with the Iranian delegation to the UN General Assembly, a senior American official said there was "nothing planned".
But CNN's Christiane Amanpour tweeted that Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif told her in an interview that Rouhani was ready to meet Trump in New York this week that President Trump is ready to do the necessary by "sanctioning sanctions for the permanent monitoring of Iran's nuclear facilities.
"The olive branch has always been on the table, but we're showing it again," Zarif added. according to Amanpour's Tweet.
In a televised address on Sunday before the anniversary of the outbreak of the Iran-Iraq war in 1980, Rouhani said that Iran would extend a "hand of friendship and brotherhood" to the neighboring counts. 1996/03 / 27.html However, the Iranian President also warned the foreign forces against "staying away" from the region. Uncertainty for our people and our region ", said Rouhani