Iran president Hasan Rowhani

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Supporters of Iranian presidential candidate Hasan Rowhani attend a celebration gathering following his victory in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, June 15, 2013. Wild celebrations broke out on Tehran streets that were battlefields four years ago as reformist-backed Rowhani capped a stunning surge to claim Iran's presidency on Saturday, throwing open the political order after relentless crackdowns by hard-liners to consolidate and safeguard their grip on power. (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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