Rafsanjani: Nuclear talks supported by Khamenei
Chairman of the Expediency Council Ayatollah Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani underlined the importance of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and the Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei's support for nuclear talks, IRNA news agency reported.
“The will of the Supreme Leader was behind this issue; despite all the issues, Ayatollah Khamenei supported them till the end,” Ayatollah Rafsanjani said on Sunday.
“It was quite clear for us that the West’s policy was to shift on food-for-oil, because they needed our oil and we needed food,” he added.
Ayatollah Rafsanjani reiterated the role of Supreme Leader’s supports in helping Iran to reach nuclear agreement with the West.