He said that in his second term in office, Iran will "insist on constructive engagement with the world more than before". Among those in attendance at the ceremony was former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who fell out of favour with the establishment and was notably barred from standing as a candidate.
Rohani, a 68-year-old self-proclaimed moderate, was reelected as Iran's president in May. However, he has already faced considerable pushback from conservative opponents and now faces mounting threats from the United States, which passed fresh sanctions against Iran on Wednesday.
The sanctions imposed on Iran helped the country to grow powerful and self-reliant as the nation turned to the resources and capabilities at home, he added.
"In our view the nuclear deal has been violated and we will show an appropriate and proportional reaction to this issue", Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araqchi said in an interview with state TV, according to the ISNA news agency.
But the ceremony came less than 24 hours after US President Donald Trump confirmed fresh sanctions against Iran. He continued "we are not afraid of enemy's plots and we know how to deal with them; Revolutinary identity anf diligent work would help the country to move ahead despite all countering measures by enemy". French energy giant Total defied US pressure in July by signing a multi-billion-dollar gas deal with Iran.
"We will certainly not fall into the trap of USA policy and Trump, and our reaction will be very carefully considered".
England look to bowl out South Africa
Anderson, England's all-time leading wicket-taker, then had South Africa captain Faf du Plessis lbw for one playing no shot. Earlier, Bavuma's 52 took the Proteas to 175 all out in reply to England's first innings 353 - a deficit of 178.
Iran maintains the 2015 nuclear deal that put caps on its uranium enrichment program - a possible pathway to nuclear weapons - and the Security Council resolution endorsing that deal do not ban the country from ballistic missile activity.
However, Iran said earlier this week that it would lodge a complaint with the commission that oversees its implementation.
Religious, military, and political leaders attended the August 3 ceremony, which was broadcast on Iranian state television.
Report informs citing the Iranian Embassy to Azerbaijan that he will attend inauguration ceremony of the re-elected Iranian president Hassan Rouhani.
Leader Ayatollah Khamenei delivers validation decree to President Rouhani at the start of his second term.
Rouhani won a landslide victory on May 19 by garnering 57 per cent of the ballots. The runner-up, Ebrahim Raisi, secured 38.5% of the votes.
Take a peek at Navy's new $13 billion aircraft carrier
The air wing to support the Ford could add more personnel to the ship, which is created to house more than 4,600 crew members. Navy bosses boast that the new ship is a "technological marvel" and claim it will carry much more than just fighter jets.
Microsoft to release a Cortana-powered thermostat
The GLAS thermostat could signal more joint ventures involving Microsoft's voice-assistant Cortana. Microsoft Corporation is trying hard to make its thermostat enter the smart home appliances market.
Arizona Dbacks Acquire JD Martinez
But time will tell on this trade, though I believe the Tigers could have gotten far more from another team besides Arizona. The Tigers are getting three prospects in the deal, and the team's Twitter feed named them as a confirmation of the deal.
Lucky Whitehead's dog is back safely
Whitehead announced on his Instagram account that somebody has taken Blitz from him after a break-in occurred at a friend's house. He also posted a message saying the dog was home safe with its owner, which Whitehead also says is now the case.