Nuclear achievement beyond previous expectation: Rouhani

Tehran, Aug 2, IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani said the achievements Iran secured by negotiations and the nuclear agreement with P5+1 group of world powers was more than what it had initially expected to gain.

Speaking during a nation-wide televised interview on Sunday night, he said reistance and resilience of the Iranian nation against santions to maintain its right to peaceful nuclear program was a capital to guarnatee achieving the victory.

In his initial statement, Rouhani also defended his government’s strategy to sit at the negotiations table in order to safegaurd the nation’s nuclear rights as he had promised during presidential election campaigns in 2014.

President Rouhani’s comments during the interview will follow.

By IRNA