White House refutes claim Iranian president snubbed Trump

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Following a report from Iran’s semi-official Fars News Agency that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani denied Trump’s request for a meeting after he condemned the country in a speech given to the UN, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Monday that the report was false.

Bahram Ghassemi, a spokesman for Iran’s foreign ministry, told a press conference Sunday that the report carried by Fars earlier in the day was correct.

“Indeed a request was made by the American side but it was not accepted by President Rouhani,” Ghassemi said.

White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders told NBC News in a brief email early Monday that this statement was “false.”

Trump has declined to certify the Iran nuclear deal, which lifted sanctions in exchange for the country curbing its nuclear program.

This puts its future in the hands of Congress, which will now have to decide whether to attach new conditions or reimpose sanctions with regard to the country’s nuclear program.

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