title: 'Iran nuclear programme Hassan Rouhani' published: true publish_date: '31-08-2016 14:56' taxonomy: category:
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The new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has called for 'serious and substantive' negotiations with the international community about his country's nuclear programme. VoRís Tim Ecott talks to Sir Richard Dalton, the UK's former ambassador to Iran. President Rouhani says he is confident a solution could be reached - but says it should come through 'talks not threats'. Western countries claim that Iran is trying to develop nuclear weapons - but Tehran insists its programme is peaceful.