Hassan Rouhani takes oath for second term with swipe at Trump

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Iranian president says ‘we do not wish to engage with political novices’ as EU vows ‘unwavering commitment’ to nuclear deal

Hassan Rouhani has been sworn in for a second term in office in a Tehran ceremony over the weekend that highlighted European support for the nuclear deal with the west despite Donald Trump’s threats to unilaterally withdraw from the agreement.

Rouhani, who was re-elected in a landslide victory in May, took an oath before parliamentarians and foreign dignitaries, including the EU foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, and senior diplomats from the UK, France and Germany.

Jostling in Iran parliament for a prime position for a selfie with @FedericaMog pic.twitter.com/Do063RHitg

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