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An Iranian inflation report, via Rouhani's Twitter

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani
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It's not every day the leader of a country takes to Twitter to issue a detailed report on national inflation.

Then again, Iran's Hassan Rouhani isn't your everyday cleric-turned-president.

Rouhani issued a report Tuesday on his first 100 days in office, peppering his English-language tweets with hashtags like #Prudence and #Hope—and sounding a lot like an American politician on the campaign trail.

Rouhani tweet

But it wasn't just political preamble—Rouhani got into nitty-gritty statistics on growth, wheat reserves and government indebtedness.

Rouhani tweet

Rouhani tweet

The president even made a long-term inflation forecast.

For more of Rouhani's economic commentary, click here.

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