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Iran's Rouhani calls for unity to overcome U.S. 'economic war'

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Iran's Rouhani calls for unity to overcome U.S. 'economic war'
FILE PHOTO: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani delivers a speech at the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA) in Dushanbe, Tajikistan June 15, 2019. REUTERS/Mukhtar Kholdorbekov/File Photo   -   Copyright  Mukhtar Kholdorbekov(Reuters)
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DUBAI (Reuters) – Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani called on Wednesday for unity in order to overcome what he described as an “economic war” imposed on his country by the United States.

“We need to unite to fight against and to win this economic war that America has launched against Iran,” Rouhani said in a televised speech.

(Reporting by Parisa Hafezi; Writing by Tuqa Khalid; Editing by Alison Williams)

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