Donald Trump open to meeting Iranian President Hassan Rouhani

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US President Donald Trump on Wednesday left the door open to a possible meeting with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani at the upcoming meeting of the United Nations General Assembly.

Asked about the possibility of meeting the Iranian leader at the meeting in New York, Trump told reporters at the White House that anything was possible.

Tensions between Trump and Rouhani have flared in the past, especially after the US President quit the Obama era Iran nuclear deal in 2018.

The President appeared to taunt Iran in a tweet last week, while releasing an image some have suggested may have been classified.

"The United States of America was not involved in the catastrophic accident during final launch preparations for the Safir SLV Launch at Semnan Launch Site One in Iran," he wrote. 

"I wish Iran best wishes and good luck in determining what happened at Site One."

The tweet was accompanied by a picture of the damaged launch site, that many believed was classified due to the level of detail in the image.

Trump denied it was and said he had the "absolute right" to release it.

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