21 Feb 2024
Tuesday 21 May 2019 - 15:47
Story Code : 349648

Iran's Rouhani seeks more powers amid US `Economic War'

Bloomberg | Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said his government needs more powers to push back against the economic war the U.S. is waging, while vowing his nation will stand fast against the Trump administrations campaign rather than submit to its demands.

During Irans war with Iraq in the 1980s, a wartime supreme council was set up and held all powers, and even the parliament and the judiciary did not intervene, Rouhani told a gathering of clerics, according to the official Islamic Republic News Agency.

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