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Meeting between presidents will wait
NEW YORK (NEWSCHANNEL 3) - A meeting between President Obama and Iranian President Hasan Rouhani will have to wait for another day.
The two leaders both addressed the United Nations General Assembly Tuesday, but did not meet in person.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says his nation is prepared to immediately engage in negotiations over its disputed nuclear program, but only under certain conditions, like lifting the economic sanctions carried out under United Nations authority.
Rouhani called them an inhumane act of violence against ordinary Iranians.
The White House says it expected that kind of rhetoric, but says it's the sanctions that have brought Iran back to the negotiating table.