New York

26 September 2013

Readout of Secretary-General's meeting with H.E. Mr. Hassan Rouhani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran

The Secretary-General met today with H.E. Mr. Hassan Rouhani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran. 

On Syria, the Secretary-General briefed the President on developments regarding the international conference, the goal of which is a comprehensive political agreement, as well as the chemical weapons issue and also humanitarian efforts in the region.

He urged substantive dialogue on the nuclear question and raised various human rights issues, as well as climate change.