Iran's new president signals change of diplomatic tone

Iran's new president has used an interview on US television to stress that his country does not want to go to war with anyone, or build nuclear weapons.

President Hassan Rouhani's interview signals a significant change from the tone of his predecessor, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad and tonight the White House called his comments positive but said actions are more important than words.

ITV News Washington Correspondent Robert Moore reports:

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Iran rules out nuclear weapons

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has told NBC News that his administration will "never develop nuclear weapons under any circumstances" and that he has full authority to make a deal with the West over his country's disputed nuclear programme.