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The president elect's rhetoric suggests a more moderate approach but on the all important topic of nuclear enrichment.
The new leader seems pretty familiar here's senior foreign affairs correspondent -- cal.
In his first press conference today he announced the opening of a new chapter in the Islamic republic and even spoke of an era of sorrow coming to an end.
From the moment it was clear moderate cleric has -- honey had won the election.
There was a rare public outpouring of joy on the part of young Iranians hopeful in the prospects for change in their country.
But this is not because -- honey is a liberal rather he was the only moderate.
And a pool of six otherwise ultra conservative candidates all vetted and approved to run.
By Iran's guardian council.
Pro honey says he wants better relations with the world in relief for the economy.
But the main reason for Iran's isolation is its nuclear defiance -- honey has said the centrifuges will keep on spinning.
He indicated a willingness to be flexible -- ever.
It's not clear where he may give.
-- who would have thought boy -- Of course on the programs are strictly transparent in nature but we are ready to show more transparency and to show the world that Iran's nuclear work complies fully with the international framework.
Pro honey knows the nuclear program he was Iran's nuclear negotiator from 2003 to 2005.
He's regime insider he's not going to make any easy concessions he was viewed as a very tough negotiator when he headed Iran's nuclear negotiating team.
And it was only after he left of that.
The Europeans realize how good they had -- with him as the negotiator because at least he was ready to make some compromises.
During his term -- negotiator -- voluntarily suspended its enrichment program.
For -- -- has said he won't do that again.
Today nobody would actually expect an Iranian leader to suspend that country's enrichment program with its 141000.
Experts say at this point the best we could hope for would be getting Iran to put sufficient limits on that program to give the world confidence that Iran.
Couldn't rush to make a bomb in a short period of time if it chose to do so.
-- and -- Kellogg in London and we thank you.
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