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Rouhani: Deal is ‘good news’ for Iran

Speaking right after Obama, but from Tehran, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani hails the deal as “good news” for the Iranian people and as painting a “rosier picture” of the future.

“We have had to deal with major problems in our relations with other countries,” he says. “Today we can say this has changed, a new chapter has opened, this is a new age being written and a different approach,” he says, according to a France 24 translation.

“It is possible to solve solution more peacefully when we cooperate,” he adds.

He adds that Iran’s nuclear program is for peaceful purposes and has become a source of pride for the country.

 

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