World Politics

Trump says he will not meet Iran's Rouhani, but maybe he will in the future

President of Iran, Hassan Rouhani, addresses during the cabinet meeting in Tehran, Iran on December 31, 2017.
Iranian Presidency | Handout | Anadolu Agency | Getty Images

U.S. President Donald Trump, in New York to attend the U.N. General Assembly, on Tuesday said has no plans to meet Iran's President Hassan Rouhani but signaled he was open to a possible future meeting.

"Despite requests, I have no plans to meet Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. Maybe someday in the future. I am sure he is an absolutely lovely man," Trump wrote in a post on Twitter.