President Rouhani said that Iran is after developing ties with its' northern neighbors.

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said in a press conference in Khorasan Razavi province on Monday that Iran is after developing ties with northern neighbors in the Caucasus and the Central Asia and government is after opening new free trade zones for this purpose.

“Our policy is to increase close interactions with our neighbors, especially in the Caucasus and the Central Asia,” the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Hassan Rouhani added.

Reiterating that Iran is after expanding relations with neighboring countries, especially in the Central Asia, he added, “to this cause we have put new programs of opening new free trade zones and developing rail tracks on top of our agenda.”

The president continued, “the aim of the government and executive authorities of Imam Reza's (AS) province is to absolutely eliminate unemployment.”

Touching upon Iran nuclear deal, the president added, “the public opinion of the Iranian nation always knows that America is acting cruelly against us, but today it's clear that we have been committed and adhered to commitments.”

The president said that the government's foreign currency policy is based on being prepared to deal with such actions, saying that people must be sure of their lives and their economic life.