Rouhani says military threats against Iran 'delusions'

President Hassan Rouhani on Tuesday said world powers should have no "delusions" about resorting to a military option should talks on the country's nuclear programme fail.

"I say explicitly, if some have delusions of having any threats against Iran on their tables, they need to wear new glasses. There is no military option against Iran on any table in the world," Rouhani said in comments marking the 35th anniversary of the Islamic revolution.

Neither the United States nor Israel has ruled out military action to prevent Iran from developing a nuclear weapon, while Tehran has long insisted its nuclear ambitions are entirely peaceful.