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President Rouhani: Nuclear deal proved threats cannot bear any fruit

Nuclear Program Materials 24 November 2013 12:39 (UTC +04:00)
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that the world powers have recognized Iran’s nuclear right.
President Rouhani: Nuclear deal proved threats cannot bear any fruit

Baku, Azerbaijan, Nov. 24

By Rahim Zamanov - Trend: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that the world powers have recognized Iran's nuclear right.

"Their acknowledgement of Iran's nuclear right is valuable," he said in a statement following an agreement reached by Tehran and the P5+1 after days of marathon talks.

Rouhani went on to that the efforts to reach an agreement reflected dignity of Iranian nation and the nuclear deal proved threats cannot bear any fruit.

"Confidence-building is a two-way road," he said, adding that there is a long way to restore mutual trust.

President Rouhani said that Tehran will continue its uranium enrichment as before, adding that the agreement explicitly declares Iran can continue enrichment.

He further said that all sanctions, including those by UN and EU will be removed.

"Cracks in sanctions regime have started," Rouhani said.

He went on to note that based on the deal, even some of banking sanctions imposed on Iran will be lifted.

According to Rouhani, if the other part remains committed to the deal, Iran will also fulfill its commitments.

"Iranian nation is not after nuclear weapons. Iran has never sought and will never seek nuclear weapons," he explained.

The Iranian President further said that the six-month period is the beginning of new experience for Iranians. He added that there's serious determination on the part of Iran to continue talks.

"Talks will immediately start on comprehensive agreement," he said, adding that Iran is ready to remove all doubts about its nuclear program.

Rouhani concluded that the recent achievements are owed to Iran's leader guidelines and the nation's support.

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.

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