World leaders congratulate Iran on nuclear victory

TEHRAN, Jul. 15 (MNA) – Leaders from all over the world have reacted to the historic Iran Deal achieved in Vienna on July 14.

Senior officials from different countries welcomed the deal on Iran's nuclear program in Vienna as a historical landmark move that heralds the spread of stability and security across the region.

Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah in separate messages felicitated the Iranian Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani on the occasion of striking nuclear agreement with the world powers.

He expressed hope that the agreement would result in establishment and strengthening of stability and security in the region as well as deploying all capabilities and efforts for development and advancement of the regional countries and nations.

Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi on Tuesday welcomed Iran-5+1 agreement in Vienna and said the accord opens new hope for regional peace. Renzi said Italy will support the process with an active commitment and by all means and also with an aim to achieve a stable Middle East.

Iraqi Prime Minister Heidar al-Ebadi underlined that the nuclear sum-up agreement signed Tuesday between Iran and the world in Vienna will be source of regional stability.

Iraqi Foreign Minister Ibrahim al-Jafari underlined that the implementation of the agreement is necessary for the restoration of security to the region.

Indian External Affairs Ministry Spokesman Vikas Swarup on Tuesday welcomed Iran-5+1 deal that would end in lifting of Iran sanctions. He called the agreement a happy event and said India has always announced that Iran nuclear issue should be solved peacefully and through negotiations.

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu also hailed the agreement reached between Iran and the six world states, saying that lifting of the sanctions imposed against Iran will benefit the regional economy and will directly leave positive effects on Turkey's economy.

Meantime, in a statement, Tajikistan's Foreign Ministry underlined that the Vienna deal is a historic achievement.

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in two separate messages on Tuesday to Iran’s Leader Ayatollah Khamenei and President Hassan Rouhani felicitated them on the achievement of the long-awaited agreement. Assad voiced his pleasure that Tehran and the 5+1 eventually settled their differences on Tuesday.

Russian President Vladimir Putin also welcomed the decisions and agreement that were reached in Vienna on July 14, aimed at resolving the standoff over Iran's nuclear program. "We are certain that today the world sighed with great relief," Putin said.

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Tuesday that the agreement on Iran's nuclear program removed all sanctions and also gave it the right to pursue “peaceful atom.”

UK Prime Minister David Cameron also praised the "historic deal" and said, "I want to pay tribute to all of those who have worked tirelessly over the last few months to deliver this deal. It has required leadership, courage and determination on both sides."

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg welcomed the nuclear deal and said, "this agreement represents a historic breakthrough which, once fully implemented, will strengthen international security."

French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said on Tuesday that the UN Security Council was expected to pass a resolution within days to approve the nuclear deal. He said the nuclear deal could "normalize" Tehran's international relations and even help resolve certain crises in the Middle East. Fabius has also expressed willingness to visit Tehran in future.

German politicians and business leaders praised the nuclear deal with Iran on Tuesday and expressed hope for reviving political and trade ties with the oil-rich nation.

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon also welcomed the agreement between the 5+1 states and Iran. “I warmly welcome the historic agreement reached between the 5+1 and Iran,” the UN chief said. “It is a testimony to the value of dialogue.” 

“This agreement will contribute to future understanding and it could solve global problems and immensely contribute to the stability of the region and the world,” he added.


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