European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says: “What we have in front of us today … is the result of very hard work. … I’d like to thank all of us sitting around this table.”
She added: “It is a decision that can open the way to a new chapter in international relations. … I think this is a sign of hope for the entire world.”
Mogherini and Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif sat next to each other as photographers snapped images. Mogherini whispered at times to Zarif, smiling.