Next US Administration should seize opportunity to make up for past mistakes

Monday, November 9, 2020

Referring to the outcome of the US presidential election, the President said, "The harmful, incorrect policies of the US government in the last three years has been condemned by not only peoples around the world, but also the American people in the recent elections."

Speaking on Sunday in the one hundred and seventy-ninth meeting of the Cabinet’s Economic Coordination Board, Dr Hassan Rouhani said, "Now is the time for the next administration of the United States to make up for past mistakes and return to the path of adherence to international obligations and respecting global regulations”.

The President added, "The Islamic Republic of Iran has always adhered to its obligations if all other parties have done so in a responsible manner, and we consider constructive interaction with the world as our strategy".

Emphasising the victory of the Iranian nation's resistance in the economic war imposed by the US government, Dr Rouhani said, "With their heroic resistance to the imposed economic war, the Iranian people have proved that the US policy of maximum pressure is doomed to failure".

The President stated, "Now is the time to witness the promotion of security and development in the region in the shadow of cooperation and synergy between Iran and its neighbours, and to follow the path of stability and economic growth of the country with as much strength and speed as possible".

Referring to the government's economic programmes, Dr Rouhani emphasised, "In the improving economic conditions, the government is pursuing the empowering of the national currency and contributing to national production and economic growth of the country by adopting appropriate monetary policies and controlling and directing liquidity towards production and development of investment”.

The President also instructed the Minister of Economy to continue selling government shares and surplus assets and issuing government bonds in accordance with the approved plan in order to improve financial and budgetary discipline.