Iran will abide by its promises: Rouhani

Hassan Rouhani
Hassan Rouhani

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Iran will observe its obligations according framework deal with the P5+1 group of world powers on Tehran’s nuclear programme, provided that the other side abides by its obligations as well.

“The world should know that we are not deceptive and are not liars and any promises we give will be within framework of our national interests and we will live up to our promises provided that the opposite side abides by its promises as well,” Rouhani said this in a televised address to the Iranian people.

He added that if some day they decided to choose a new path, the way would be open to the Iranian nation to make a proportionate decision as well.

The Iranian president said the nuclear agreement was just a step toward interaction with the world and all those countries that wanted to respect the Iranian nation and “work with the people of Iran within the framework agreement” of mutual interests.

“There is no doubt that cooperation and interaction will benefit all,” he said.