Baku, Azerbaijan, May 21
By Elnur Baghishov – Trend:
The Iranian people do not bow to violence, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said.
President Rouhani made the remarks during the video conference dedicated to a number of projects launched in Iran’s north-western West Azerbaijan province.
The difficult situation may occur as a result of the US pressure, Rouhani added, Trend reports referring to Iranian news TV channel (IRINN).
He added that the commissioning of big projects is a tough response to those who think that the Iranian people will bow to the US pressure.
The Iranian president said that since the 11th government launched its activity, the dams have been put into operation, of which 40 dams - in the city and 10 dams - in provinces.
President Rouhani attended the ceremony of putting the Karam Abad dam into operation in Poldasht county of Iran’s north-western West Azerbaijan province.
The Iranian president reviewed the process of launching a number of projects via the video conference.
About 14 trillion rials (about $333 million) have been spent on the construction of the dams, the foundation of which was laid in 2016.
The US has imposed sanctions on Iran in November 2018.