Azerbaijan, Baku, August 6 /Trend S. Isayev, N. Umid
Iranian president Hassan Rouhani said that he wasn't under any pressure when selecting the next members of his cabinet, Press TV reported live.
Rouhani made the remarks at the press-conference with the media outlets - his first since being elected the new president of Iran.
He went on to note that many of the people who were selected, are his friends, and he has worked with them previously.
On 14 June 2013, Hassan Rouhani won the presidential elections in Iran, gathering over 50 percent of total votes. He was sworn-in as Iran's next president during an official inauguration on August 4.
Shortly after the swearing-in as the new president of Iran, Hassan Rouhani gave the new list of minister to the speaker of Iranian parliament Ali Larijani.
The list, which first would have to be approved by the Iranian parliament first, includes information about the new ministers, new programs of their ministries, and also various proposals of Rouhani's new cabinet.
Larijani evaluated Rouhani`s step as a good symbol which shows the determination of the new president.
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