Iran agreement showed language of threat should be dropped: Rouhani
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says “the recent agreement” reached between Iran and the P5+1 countries over the Islamic Republic’s nuclear program conveyed the message that the language of threat against the country should be dropped.
“The agreement conveyed this message to the world: Put aside arms and threats forever! This agreement sent the message to the world that the most difficult and complex international issues can be resolved through dialog and negotiations. It also gave the message that Iranians must never be threatened,” Rouhani said during a ceremony in the Iranian capital, Tehran, on Thursday morning.
He also praised Iranian negotiators over their “tireless efforts and steadfastness” during the course of the marathon nuclear talks with representatives from the five permanent members of the UN Security Council – Britain, China, France, Russia and the United States – plus Germany.
Rouhani further hailed “the great Iranian nation for exercising patience during years of sanctions,” describing anti-Iran bans as cruel and inhumane.