Statement by Minister of Foreign Affairs Laurent Fabius on the Iranian Presidential Election

June 15, 2013

Weapon Program: 

  • Nuclear

"France notes the election of Mr Hassan Rouhani as President of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

The international community has high expectations of Iran, particularly regarding her nuclear programme and her involvement in Syria. We are ready to work on these with the new Iranian President.

France pays tribute to the Iranian people’s unshakeable aspiration to democracy."