Iranian FM: Tehran’s right to enrichment recognized
Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 24
By Rahim Zamanov - Trend:
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif described the country's new deal with the P5+1 as an important achievement.
"The two sides reached the deal based on mutual respect," Zarif told the reporters at a press conference.
The Iranian foreign minister went on to note that based on the deal, Tehran's enrichment has been recognized.
He further described Iran's enrichment program as an alienable right.
Zarif also added that he hopes the two sides can move forward in order to establish more confidence.
Iran and the P5+1 reached a deal on the country's nuclear energy program after four days of intense talks.
The parties to negotiations held a signing ceremony at the UN office in Geneva.
The new agreement is considered a bid to narrow the gaps and finalize a nuclear deal with Iran.
The initial agreement puts an end to the decade-long standoff over Iran's nuclear energy program.