September 25, 2018 / 11:20 AM / 2 months ago

Trump says will not meet Iran's Rouhani, maybe in future

FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., September 20, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Segar

(Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump, in New York to attend the U.N. General Assembly, on Tuesday said has no plans to meet Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani but signaled he was open to a possible future meeting.

“Despite requests, I have no plans to meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Maybe someday in the future. I am sure he is an absolutely lovely man,” Trump wrote in a post on Twitter.

Reporting by Susan Heavey

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