Nation, Gov’t will show unified reaction to JCPOA violation: President

IRNA – President Hassan Rouhani said that the Iranian nation and government will show integrated reaction to any type of violation of Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

He made the remarks in his inauguration ceremony where he was sworn in as president for the second term.

‘By tearing up the JCPOA, they should know that will put an end to their political life and the world will not forget this disloyalty,’ the President said in a reference to US threats for abandoning their obligations enshrined in the nuclear deal,’ Rouhani said.

President Hassan Rouhani was sworn in as Iran’s president for another four-year term in an official ceremony held at the Iranian parliament in Tehran on Saturday evening.

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei on Thursday gave official seal of approval to President Rouhani who won a landslide victory and was re-elected as next president on May 19 presidential election.

Iranian government declared one day holiday in the capital, Tehran to prepare the grounds for presidential inauguration ceremony.

Several foreign guests, heads of states and high-ranking officials, including the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini are taking part in President’s oath-taking ceremony.

Rouhani was re-elected for a second term in office on May 19, for another four years, sweeping over 23 million or 57 percent of the votes.