Hague: Iran Nuclear Deal Good News for Whole World
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – William Hague hailed a nuclear agreement between western powers and Iran as "good news for the whole world."
An agreement over Iran’s nuclear programme was finally reached after five days of top-level talks in Geneva, Switzerland.
Writing on Twitter after the interim deal at the weekend, the foreign secretary said: "Important and encouraging first stage agreement with Iran.
"Nuclear programme won’t move forward for six months and parts rolled back."
Tonight's agreement with #Iran good for the whole world, including Middle Eastern countries and the people of Iran themselves #IranTalks—William Hague (@WilliamJHague) November 24, 2013.
Mr Hague added: "This agreement shows it is possible to work with Iran, and through diplomacy address intractable problems.
"Tonight’s agreement with Iran good for the whole world, including Middle Eastern countries and the people of Iran themselves.
"Negotiations were painstaking. Tomorrow hard work begins of implementing and building on the agreement."
Talks involving the UK, US, Germany, China, France, Russia and Iran began on Wednesday, Metro News reported.