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Experts Measure Rouhani’s Track Record

Experts Measure Rouhani’s Track Record Experts Measure Rouhani’s Track Record

In May 2017, Hassan Rouhani, a cleric running on a moderate platform, won a decisive reelection for a second term pledging to open Iran to foreign trade and investment, introduce social and economic reforms and expand personal freedoms. 
One year later, political and economic experts are looking at his performance, both at the home front and on the international stage.
Gholamhossein Karbaschi, a pro-reform politician, says he does not have any "regrets" over Rouhani's reelection because of his effective foreign policy, but argues that the current administration does not have the ambition to find long-term fixes to fundamental problems plaguing the country. 
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"I am not saying that the government has no shortcomings. However, it is an unprecedented fact in the history of the country, region and the world that a Third World or a developing nation could create fissures in the alliance between superpowers through a diplomatic move," the secretary general of the Executives of Construction Party said in recent remarks carried by ISNA. 
 

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