Iranian President-elect Hasan Rouhani
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Iran's Hasan Rouhani calls for nuclear recognition

17 June 2013 Last updated at 20:28 BST

Iran's president-elect has said the US must recognise his country's nuclear rights if there are to be direct talks between the two.

Hasan Rouhani told a news conference his surprise victory was the start of a new era for Iran, but that the country would not not suspend uranium enrichment activities.

Emily Buchannan reports.