France's President Hollande to meet Iran President at UN assembly

French President Francois Hollande delivers the inaugural speech of the 2nd annual environmental conference in Paris on Friday, Sept 20, 2013. Mr Hollande will meet his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rohani on the sidelines of the United Nations Gen
French President Francois Hollande delivers the inaugural speech of the 2nd annual environmental conference in Paris on Friday, Sept 20, 2013. Mr Hollande will meet his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rohani on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly next week, Mr Hollande's office announced on Friday. -- PHOTO: AFP

PARIS (AFP) - French President Francois Hollande will meet his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rohani on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly next week, Mr Hollande's office announced on Friday.

The announcement comes amid growing signs Mr Rohani could also meet United States President Barack Obama in New York, in what would be a landmark moment for Iran's relationship with the US and the broader international community.