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Iran will only agree to a final nuclear accord with six major powers if all sanctions imposed on the country over its disputed nuclear work are lifted, President Hassan Rouhani has said in a televised speech.
"We will not sign any deal unless all sanctions are lifted on the same day... We want a win-win deal for all parties involved in the nuclear talks," Rouhani said.
An agreement has been reached on a framework for a deal on Iran's nuclear programme, the country's president Hassan Rouhani has said.
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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the rise of violent extremism was down to "certain states" and unidentified intelligence agencies who "put blades in the hands of madmen".
He said only countries within the region could find a solution to the rise of extremism.
He told the United Nations General Assembly: "The right solution to this quandary comes from within the region and regionally provided solution with international support and not from the outside the region."
Iran is "ready to assist Iraq" in its fight against Sunni insurgents, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said.
In a televised statement, Rouhani said Iran would "strongly defend its territory if terrorist groups endanger its security."
He said Iran stands ready to help Iraq within the framework of international law, but added Baghdad has not requested assistance.
Islamist militant group ISIS stormed several northern Iraqi cities, forcing hundreds of thousands to flee into Kurdish-controlled territory.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said the Geneva II peace talks are unlikely to succeed in the fight against terrorism, Reuters reports.