Tehran, Iran, August 29
By Temkin Jafarov -- Trend:
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is addressing a press conference in Tehran on the occasion of the Government Week.
The presser is attended by representatives of Iranian and foreign media, Trend correspondent reports from the conference hall.
President Rouhani started with briefing the audience on efforts undertaken by his administration during the past two years in office.
"In the economic sphere, we tried to calm the market," he said.
"We attempted to prevent heavy oscillations in the market.... We contained inflation and tried to make sure of a constantly reducing inflation rate."
Rouhani added that his administration is aiming at a single-digit inflation rate by the end of the incumbent administration.