Iran president Hasan Rowhani

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In this photo taken on Sunday, June 16, 2013, and released by the official website of the Iranian supreme leader's office, supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, left, speaks during his meeting with President-elect Hasan Rowhani in Tehran, Iran. On Sunday, Rowhani had his first meeting as president-elect with Khamenei, who offered "necessary guidelines" to him, state TV said, without elaborating. (AP Photo/Office of the Supreme Leader)

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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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