Iran nuclear deal to benefit everyone: President

Tehran, April 21, IRNA – Final deal on Tehran’s nuclear program will benefit all sides and will boost regional stability, President Hassan Rouhani said on Tuesday morning.

He made the remarks at the Mehrabad International Airport before departing for the ongoing Asia Africa Conference in Jakarta.

We have made good progress in nuclear talks with G5+1, the President added.

He said that Iran is committed to continue the nuclear negotiations and expects the other side of talks to show desire for resolution of remaining issues in the upcoming talks.

Final comprehensive nuclear agreement will benefit all sides of talks and will facilitate cooperation between Iran and regional states, Rouhani noted.

Underlining improvement of Iran’s position in the international scene, he said that the situation in international, regional and domestic scope is very touchy.

President said there is solidarity among Iranian nation and noted that Tehran welcomes foreign investment and transfer of technology from other countries to boom the countries economy out of recession.

Underlinig the importance of close relations with the Asian countries and the neighbors, Rouhani said that he will have separate meetings with several heads of states, Indonesian religious elites and the countries’ economic activists during the trip.

Iranian president left for Indonesia on Tuesday to attend a ceremony marking the 60th anniversary of the AAC that set the stage for the establishment of the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM), whose rotating presidency is currently held by Iran.

Rouhani’s visit comes at the invitation of his Indonesian counterpart Joko Widodo.

President Rouhani is also scheduled to hold a number of bilateral meetings with several heads of state, including Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and the host country’s president, on the sidelines of the event.

The five-day conference includes a ministerial meeting Monday and a business summit Tuesday. It will end on Friday, with heads of state heading to Bandung in West Java Province to commemorate the original gathering.

According to Indonesia’s Foreign Ministry, 33 heads of state and government as well as representatives from 77 countries have confirmed their participation in the summit and the commemoration event.