Iran president Hasan Rowhani

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Iranian President elect Hasan Rowhani, center, is accompanied by Hasan Khomeini, the grandson of the late revolutionary founder Ayatollah Khomeini, left, and Ayatollah Mousavi Bojnourdi, during visit of Ayatollah Khomeini's shrine, just outside Tehran, Iran, Sunday, June 16, 2013. Iran's newly elected reformist-backed president Hasan Rowhani said Sunday that the country's dire economic problems cannot be solved "overnight," as he took his first steps in consulting with members of the clerically dominated establishment on his new policies. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

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Iran's newly elected president pledged on June 17 to follow a "path of moderation" and promised greater openness over the country's nuclear program, but sided with the hard-line Islamic establishment that refuses to consider halting uranium enrichment. (Reuters)

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