Dr. Hassan Rouhani, President of Iran

Live Video Webcast
Iran's President Hassan Rouhani adresses his first news conference since upon office, in Tehran, on August 6, 2013. (ATTA KENARE/AFP/Getty Images)

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Asia Society presents a special, live video webcast of remarks and a discussion with H.E. Dr. Hassan Rouhani, President of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

Dr. Rouhani is the seventh President of Iran. He has been a Representative of the Supreme Leader to the Supreme National Security Council, a Member of the Expediency Council, and a Member of the Assembly of Experts. He held the following positions as a Member of the Majlis (Parliament): Majlis Deputy, Chairman of Majlis Defense Commission, First Deputy Speaker, and Chairman of Foreign Relations Committee. He also served as the President of the Center for Strategic Research. He holds a Ph.D. in Constitutional Law and an M. Phil. in Law from Glasgow Caledonian University (UK), and a B.A. in Judicial Law from the University of Tehran.

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Event Details

26 September 2013
5:15pm - 6:45pm
Live video webcast available at AsiaSociety.org/Live