Francois Hollande To Meet Hassan Rouhani at the UN

New Iranian president may also meet Obama


The office of French President Francois Hollande says he will meet his Iranian counterpart on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York next week.

It comes as President Hassan Rouhani has indicated a more moderate and Western-friendly attitude than his predecessor, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

There has been speculation that Mr Rouhani might also meet US President Barack Obama in New York.