Sanctions lifted, Iran's Rouhani heads to Europe to drum up business

24 January 2016 - 18:36 By Reuters

President Hasan Rouhani brings the case to Europe this week for Iran as a potential investment bonanza, after the lifting of financial sanctions brought his country of 80 million people back into the world of global commerce. Rouhani, a pragmatist elected in 2013 on a platform to reduce Iran's isolation, championed the deal under which Iran curbed its nuclear programme in return for the lifting of U.

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