Iran will start implementing nuclear agreement in weeks: Zarif

DUBAI (Reuters) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said on Sunday his country would begin implementing a nuclear agreement struck with world powers in the next few weeks, as hundreds of supporters welcomed him and his negotiating team home. Crowds gathered at Mehrabad airport on Sunday evening local time, hailing Zarif as a hero and holding flags and flowers. “No war, no sanctions, no insults and no submission,” they chanted. Some held aloft posters of President Hassan Rouhani, the architect of Iran’s initiative in striking a nuclear deal. “In the coming weeks – by the end of the Christian year – we will begin the programme for the first phase,” Zarif said in a live interview at the airport. “At the same time, we are prepared to begin negotiations for a final resolution as of tomorrow.” Earlier on Sunday, the team was acclaimed by Iran’s most powerful man, […]

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