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Rohani Pledges Moderation as He Takes Iran Oath of Office

Iranian President Hassan Rohani pledged to shun extremism and take a moderate approach to governing the Islamic Republic as he took the oath of office before legislators today.

“The government of hope and prudence will have moderation as a basis of its management for running the country,” Rohani, 64, said in his speech in Tehran. “The government will fight corruption and discrimination.”