Iran President Hassan Rouhani talks during a business forum in Rome, Italy
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Why Iran's investing billions in Europe

Iran's president is visiting Europe for the first time, and it's expected to lead to a business bonanza worth billions of dollars.

The President of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, is expected to rubber stamp deals worth billions of dollars across Europe.

Mr Rouhani is in Europe on a five-day tour seeking to boost economic ties after the implementation of a deal on rolling back Iran's nuclear activity saw sanctions lifted.

It is the first state visit to Europe by an Iranian leader for 16 years.

Video journalist: Marcus Thompson

  • 27 Jan
  • From the section Europe