Jan 20, 2016, 6:04 PM
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Iran deal a historic achievement: Algeria

Tehran, Jan 20, IRNA – Algerian Foreign Ministry on Wednesday issued a statement welcoming the implementation of Iran nuclear deal – known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action – saying the deal was a historic achievement in bringing an end to international crises.

The statement said that lifting of sanctions on Iran was part of the deal that has to be put into practice with good will.

While reiterating Algeria's support for nuclear disarmament and nuclear non-proliferation schemes, the statement said the Algerian government is happy that the accord respects the right of the countries to develop nuclear program for peaceful purposes.

The statement concluded that Algeria hopes this landmark deal will boost efforts for making the Middle East region free of weapons of mass destruction.