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My interview with Siasat Rooz (Iranian newspaper)

Persian speakers can find the published version of V.Alvandiour’s interview with me at Below is the English version. 1. First of all, would you please tell me what your overall view about Iran is? I want to know how Iran is pictured in your mind. What is its role in current international politics? Iran is not just a remarkable modern nation-state. It is also one of the world’s oldest and most impressive civilizations. I think Iran’s greatest contribution to world history is the way it accepted, democratized and enriched Islamic civilization. By “democratized” I mean that Iran was in…