According to the ISNA news agency, the Iranian president has warned the United States, stating that peace with Iran would be crucial for Washington's policies.
"Today, speaking with US has no meaning except surrender and end of people's achievements. Mr Trump! We are the people of dignity and guarantor of security of the waterway of the region throughout the history. Don't play with the lion's tail; you will regret it," Rouhani said at a meeting with the Iranian diplomats.
He added that the country wonold not be intimidated, stating that "war with Iran is the mother of all wars and peace with Iran is the mother of all peace."
Only a day earlier Tehran had criticized the US, claiming it would not be possible to reach an agreement with Washington.