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Iran's President Rouhani to address the UN

24 September 2013 Last updated at 07:01 BST

The new Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is to address the UN general assembly, amid signs of a thaw in the country's relations with the West.

Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammed Javad Zarif is also due to meet US Secretary of State John Kerry.

Emily Thomas reports.

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