"Those who intend to tear down the deal, should know that they are tearing down their political life," said Iranian President Hassan Rouhani
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani gives a press conference in Tehran, Iran, Monday, May 22, 2017. Rouhani, a cleric whose administration struck the 2015 landmark nuclear deal with world powers, decisively won a second term in Friday's election. (AP Photo/Vahid Salemi), photo: AP/Vahid Salemi
05 of August 2017 12:43:47
TEHRAN – Iran's President Hassan Rouhani said that his administration and country will show a "unified" response to a breach of the 2015 landmark nuclear deal with world powers."The world should know that any breach of the deal will face a unified reaction of the Iranian nation and government."The Saturday remarks by the Iranian president came during the swearing in ceremony for his second term as president.Iran's state TV reported that more than 130 high-ranking officials from various countries and international organizations attended the ceremony in Tehran. Among them was EU's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, who coordinates follow-up of Iran's nuclear deal.It was the first time in Iran's history that a large number of foreign officials attended the president's inauguration ceremony."Those who intend to tear down the deal, should know that they are tearing down their political life," said Rouhani, without elaborating.