Iran president promises nation will abide by nuclear deal

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Iranians flash the victory sign as they hold their country's flag while waiting for arrival of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif from Lausanne, Switzerland, at the Mehrabad airport in Tehran, Iran, Friday, April 3, 2015. Iran and six world powers reached a preliminary nuclear agreement Thursday outlining commitments by both sides as they work for a comprehensive deal aiming at curbing nuclear activities Tehran could use to make weapons and providing sanctions relief for Iran. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi) Iranians flash the victory sign as they hold their country’s flag while waiting for arrival of Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif from Lausanne, Switzerland, at the Mehrabad airport in Tehran, Iran, Friday, April 3, 2015. Iran and six world powers reached a preliminary nuclear agreement Thursday outlining commitments by both sides as they work for a comprehensive deal aiming at curbing nuclear activities Tehran could use to make weapons and providing sanctions relief for Iran. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi)

Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani has pledged his nation will abide by its commitments in the nuclear agreement reached the previous day in Switzerland.

Rouhani says Iranians will “remain loyal and stand by the promises” they made.

He says Iranians “do not seek to deceive” the international community.

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The Iranian president addressed the nation on Friday, a day after Iran and six world powers announced they have reached a set of understandings on how to curb the Iranian nuclear program. They face a June 30 deadline for a final deal.

Rouhani also called on the world powers to fulfill their part of the deal, a reference to the further lifting of sanctions imposed on Tehran over the controversial program.

Report filed by The Associated Press 


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