President Rouhani arrives in New York for UN General Assembly


Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has arrived in New York to attend the 68th annual session of the UN General Assembly and deliver a speech before the world leaders.

He arrived at the John F. Kennedy International Airport on Monday evening local time.

Rouhani is scheduled to attend the opening session of the General Assembly on September 24.

The Iranian president will make a speech at the UN General Assembly in the afternoon of September 24.

On September 25, Rouhani is due to address the special session of the Nuclear Disarmament Conference as the current chairman of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM).

He will also address foreign ministers of the NAM, which is an international organization with 120 member states. Nearly two-thirds of the countries of the UN are also NAM members.

In addition, the Iranian president is expected to meet and hold talks with world leaders, American scholars, US Muslim leaders, and a group of Iranian expatriates on the sidelines of the General Assembly meeting.

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