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In this photo released by official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, Iran's President Hassan Rouhani speaks in a cabinet meeting in Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, July 26, 2017. Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says his country will respond if U.S. legislation imposing sanctions on people involved in Iran's ballistic missile program becomes law. (Iranian Presidency Office via AP)

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In this photo released by official website of the office of the Iranian Presidency, President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a Cabinet meeting in Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, July 19, 2017. Iran's president said Wednesday that his country will stand up to the United States and reciprocate for any new sanctions that America imposes on the Islamic Republic. (Iranian Presidency via AP)

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In this picture taken on Saturday, May 20, 2017, supporters of the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani dance in a street as they celebrate his victory on the Friday's presidential election, in Tehran, Iran. For Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, winning re-election may have been the easy part. His wide-margin victory over a hard-line rival shows a majority of Iranian voters prefer his promises of greater liberalization at home and deeper engagement with the world. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

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In this picture taken on Sunday, May 14, 2017, supporters of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in the May 19 presidential election attend his campaign rally, in front of the Sheikh Lotfollah Mosque in the city of Isfahan, Iran. For Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, winning re-election may have been the easy part. His wide-margin victory over a hard-line rival shows a majority of Iranian voters prefer his promises of greater liberalization at home and deeper engagement with the world. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

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In this picture taken on Friday, May 19, 2017, voters show their ballots, filled in with name of President Hassan Rouhani, to members of the media while voting for the presidential and municipal councils election at a polling station in Tehran, Iran. For Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, winning re-election may have been the easy part. His wide-margin victory over a hard-line rival shows a majority of Iranian voters prefer his promises of greater liberalization at home and deeper engagement with the world. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

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Illustration on the newly "elected" president of Iran, Hassan Rouhani by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks in a press conference in Tehran, Iran, Monday, May 22, 2017. Iran's newly re-elected President Hassan Rouhani on Monday called relations with the United States "a curvy road," saying he hoped the Trump administration will "settle down" enough for his nation to better understand it. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

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Pro-reform Iranian youths who support President Hassan Rouhani for the May 19 presidential election flash the victory sign as one of them holds Rouhani's poster in a campaign rally in Tehran, Iran, Saturday, April, 29, 2017. Rouhani, Iran's president since 2013, is running for a second term in office. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi)

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In this Aug. 4, 2013, file photo, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, right, and former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, wave, as they arrive for Rouhani's swearing-in ceremony at the parliament, in Tehran, Iran. Iranian state media said Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017, that Rafsanjani has died at age 82 after having been hospitalized because of a heart condition. Rafsanjani, who served as president from 1989 to 1997, was a leading politician who often played kingmaker in the country's turbulent politics. He supported President Rouhani. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi, File)

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FILE -- In this March 8, 2016 file photo, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, right, and former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, left, who are members of the Assembly of Experts, attend an assembly in Tehran, Iran. Iranian state media said Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017 that Rafsanjani has died at age 82 after having been hospitalized because of a heart condition. Rafsanjani, who served as president from 1989 to 1997, was a leading politician who often played kingmaker in the country's turbulent politics. He supported President Hassan Rouhani. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi, File)

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Illustration on the duplicity of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

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Iran's President Hassan Rouhani

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Isolated: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani hinted at a desire to join the world community.

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Iran's President Hassan Rouhani arrives for an address to the nation after a nuclear agreement was announced in Vienna, in Tehran, Iran, Tuesday, July 14, 2015. Rouhani said "a new chapter" has begun in his nation's relations with the world. He maintained that Iran had never sought to build a bomb, an assertion the U.S. and its partners have long disputed. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

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This image made from video broadcast on Press TV, Iran's English language state-run channel shows President Hassan Rouhani making a statement following announcement of the Iran nuclear deal, Tuesday, July 14, 2015 in Teran. Rouhani says 'a new chapter' has begun in relations with the world. (Press TV via AP video)

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said this month that a final nuclear deal is "within reach" as the Islamic republic and world powers face a June 30 deadline for an agreement, but he added that Iran won't allow its state "secrets" to be jeopardized. (Associated Press)

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In this April 11, 2013, file photo, Jason Rezaian, an Iranian-American correspondent for The Washington Post, smiles as he attends a presidential campaign of President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran, Iran. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi, File)

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Iran's President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a televised speech at the presidency compound in Tehran, Iran, Monday, May 4, 2015. (Iranian Presidency Office via AP)

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Jason Rezaian, an Iranian-American correspondent for the Washington Post, smiles as he attends a presidential campaign of President Hassan Rouhani in Tehran, Iran, April 11, 2013. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani (center) arrives to attend a ceremony in Tehran on April 9, 2015, marking National Nuclear Technology Day, as he is accompanied by head of Iran's Atomic Energy Organization Ali Akbar Salehi (left) and Vice President for Science and Technology Affairs Sorena Sattari (right). (Associated Press) **FILE**