Media playback is unsupported on your device

Iran President Hassan Rouhani: 'We're no threat to world'

24 September 2013 Last updated at 23:22 BST

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has said the country is not a threat to the region or the world but an anchor of stability.

In a speech to the UN General Assembly on Tuesday, Mr Rouhani said there were new hopes for dialogue rather than conflict and moderation over extremism.

He said: "Nuclear weapons and other weapons of mass destruction have no place in Iran's security and defence doctrine."

Copyright © 2015 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.