During a visit to Vienna, Iranian President Hassan Rohani has reiterated that Tehran will remain in the 2015 nuclear deal with world powers as long as its interests are guaranteed by other signatories. Speaking to reporters after meeting with Austrian President Alexander Van der Bellen, Rohani said on July 4 that the United States’ withdrawal from the agreement two months ago was “illegal.” “Not the United States, not any other country would benefit from this decision to withdraw from the accord,” he also said. Rohani, accompanied by Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, is holding talks with Austrian leaders in Vienna after a stop in Switzerland. On July 6, the foreign ministers of Iran and the five world powers still party to the nuclear deal — Britain, France, Russia, China, and Germany — will meet in the Austrian capital to discuss ways to preserve it in the wake of the […]