Hassan Rouhani: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Pakistan Foreign Minister to US for Resolving Tensions in the Middle East

For de-escalating and resolving tensions between Washington and Tehran, a neighbor of Iran, Pakistan is trying to insert itself on a mediating role as its Foreign Minister, Shah Mehmood Qureshi will be on a two-day visit to the United States starting on Wednesday, January 15, 2020. New York is said to be the first stop ..

Iran admits ‘It Unintentionally Shot Down Ukrainian Airliner’

After pressure mounted on the Islamic Republic of Iran in the last 48 hours from the United States and Canada, Iran has reversed its claims of Mechanical failure and has admitted in a statement that the Ukrainian International Airlines Flight 752 was accidentally shot down by as the plane was mistaken as a ‘hostile target’ ..

India-Iran 19th Joint Commission Meeting on 22nd December

After a gap of four years, the India-Iran Joint Commission Meeting will be conducted on Sunday, 22nd December 2019 in Iran. This will mark the 19th Joint Commission meeting the two countries, with the previous 18th edition was organized on 28th December 2015 at New Delhi. The 19th Joint Commission Meeting will be chaired by ..

Iran to stop respecting limits on its nuclear activities

Iran has recently announced to stop respecting limits on its nuclear activities agreed under a 2015 nuclear deal with major powers until they find a way to bypass renewed US sanctions. The Iran nuclear deal was formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has given an ultimatum of ..

Iran: Rouhani asks regional powers to unite against US

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has asked all the countries of the region to get together against the United States of America during his address on the occasion of Army Day parade in Tehran. Rouhani also told that they should get together to push back Zionism from the region stating that it is the nexus of ..

Iran launchs its first semi-heavy missile-equipped submarine ‘Fateh’

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has recently launched the country’s first semi-heavy missile-equipped submarine, dubbed as Fateh (‘Conqueror’ in Persian). The new submarine will fill a gap between the light Ghadir class and the heavy Kilo-class submarines that the country possesses. The Fateh has subsurface-to-surface missiles with a range of about 2,000 kilometers (1,250 miles), capable ..

Hassan Rouhani sworn-in as new President of Iran

Hassan Rouhani has been officially sworn-in as the 7th President of Iran for his second term on August 3, 2017. Iran’s supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamanei gave his official approval for the president-elect by giving him a decree to assign him his duties. Rouhani won re-election in May 2017, after securing 57% of the votes ..