Iran's President Hassan Rouhani has told the UN general assembly that nuclear weapons and weapons of mass destruction have no place in Iran's security and defence doctrine.
He also expressed hope that the Obama administration will have political will to avoid the influence of "warmongering pressure groups" on the Iran nuclear issue.
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