Watch Iranian President Hassan Rouhani Address the United Nations General Assembly

In his first address to the United Nations General Assembly since securing an historic nuclear deal with six world powers, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is expected to have a little swagger in his step.

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani salutes before addressing a Turkish-Iranian bussines forum in Ankara on June 10, 2014. Rouhani said the sanctions hit country would try to secure a deal in negotiations with world powers on its long-running nuclear dispute. "Iran will do its best for a final deal with the P5 plus 1," made up of the five permanent UN Security Council members Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States, plus Germany, Rouhani told a business forum in Ankara through translated remarks. AFP PHOTO/ADEM ALTAN (Photo credit should read ADEM ALTAN/AFP/Getty Images)

In his first address to the United Nations since securing an historic nuclear deal with six world powers, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is expected to have a little swagger in his step as he addresses the General Assembly.

Rouhani, who came to power in 2013, is expected to call for a united effort to combat terrorism, especially militant groups fighting against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Iran's chief ally.

Diplomacy watchers will be looking closely to see if Rouhani expresses any good will toward the United States, especially as Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has stepped up his criticisms of the "Great Satan" and denounced any type of rapprochement in other areas with Washington.

In his first address to the United Nations since securing an historic nuclear deal with six world powers, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani is expected to have a little swagger in his step as he addresses the General Assembly.

Rouhani, who came to power in 2013, is expected to call for a united effort to combat terrorism, especially militant groups fighting against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Iran’s chief ally.

Diplomacy watchers will be looking closely to see if Rouhani expresses any good will toward the United States, especially as Iran’s supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, has stepped up his criticisms of the “Great Satan” and denounced any type of rapprochement in other areas with Washington.

Watch his address here.

The U.N. livestream can be found here.

Photo credit: Getty Images

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