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Iran says fresh US sanctions have deepened mistrust

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks at a press conference in Tehran on August 30, 2014. AFP PHOTO/ BEHROUZ MEHRI

TEHRAN: Iran's President Hassan Rouhani Saturday said fresh US sanctions imposed on organizations linked to Tehran's nuclear program had "further deepened" mistrust that exists between the long-time foes.

"This is not compatible with the atmosphere of the negotiations," Rouhani told reporters in Tehran. "It goes against confidence building measures. Mistrust has further deepened."

 

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