Syria welcomes Iranian nuclear deal

Iran and world powers strike initial nuclear deal

ARA News

Qamishli, Syria – The Syrian Foreign Ministry welcomed Friday the Iranian nuclear file agreement reached on Thursday P5+1. 

Iran and the United States, along with five other world powers (France, Britain, China, Russia and Germany), announced on Thursday a surprisingly specific and comprehensive understanding on limiting Tehran’s nuclear program for the next 15 years, though they left several specific issues to a final agreement in June. 

The Syrian Foreign Ministry’s statement, published by the Syrian Arab News Agency SANA, said that the agreement between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the P5+1, “came after the great efforts made by Iran to soothe political tensions in the region.” 

“The Government of the Syrian Arab Republic welcomes this agreement. Syria considers this agreement a positive step towards promoting international peace and security values, and may ease the tension in the region and the world,” the Ministry said. 

However, Israel has shown dissatisfaction with the Iranian nuclear agreement. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who has long criticized the negotiations between Israel and six world powers, said his cabinet was united in opposition to the outline deal. “The proposed agreement would constitute a real danger to the region and the world, and it would threaten the existence of Israel,” he said. Any deal, he added, must recognize Israel’s right to exist.


Reporting by: Dilshad Ahmed

Source: ARA News

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