Published August 16, 2013
Iran’s new president Hassan Rouhani is seemingly offering a new approach to politics as usual, making overtures toward reviving nuclear talks with the West. He says Iran is ready for serious negotiations on its nuclear program, and is setting a softer tone than his predecessor. Is this the new Iran, or just a diplomatic facade? On Assignment talks with Setareh Derakhshesh, Deputy Director of VOA’s Persian News Network.