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Dr. Hassan Rouhani, President of Iran

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)

Tune in to AsiaSociety.org/Live at 5:15 pm New York time on Thursday, September 26, for a free live video webcast. Viewers are encouraged to submit questions any time before or during the event to [email protected] or via Twitter or Facebook using the hashtag #askasia. Some questions from our online audience will be incorporated into the discussion.


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