Rouhani defends Iran nuclear deal as ‘new page in history’

DUBAI – President Hassan Rouhani, stepping up his defense of a nuclear deal under attack by Iran’s conservatives, said on Thursday the historic agreement with world powers was “more valuable” than a domestic debate about its fine details.

“How can one be an Iranian and not cheer for our negotiating team?” he said in a speech to a medical conference broadcast live on television. The accord reflected a new page in history that opened when Iranians overwhelmingly elected him president in 2013, he said, adding that Iranians sought an end to sanctions and policies of moderation.

via ynetnews.com

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