Iran’s Ahmadinejad challenges Rouhani to debate ‘baseless’ charges


Reuters December 3, 2013 – 14:44 DUBAI (Reuters) – Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad on Tuesday invited his successor Hassan Rouhani to debate “baseless and unfair” accusations that he is largely responsible for Iran’s economic ills. During a televised speech to mark his first 100 days in office last week, Rouhani said Ahmadinejad’s profligacy and mismanagement were as much to blame for inflation and currency devaluation as international sanctions. He said his government had inherited some $67 billion (40 billion pounds) dollars of debt from Ahmadinejad, even though Iran raked in $600 billion in oil revenue during his eight-year tenure. Writing to Rouhani, Ahmadinejad, who…

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ACI Worldwide opens Latin America HQ in Sao Paolo.. – Finextra (press release)

ACI Worldwide opens Latin America HQ in Sao Paolo..Finextra (press release)Stemming from its rapid growth within Latin and South America, the company has announced its regional headquarters in Sao Paolo, Brazil. Brazil is the largest payments market in this broader region in which ACI already counts many of the leading […]