Aug 4, 2017, 5:33 PM
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UK government completely committed to Iran deal: Envoy

Tehran, Aug 4, IRNA - British Ambassador to Iran Nicholas Hopton said United Kingdom (UK) government is quite committed to Iran nuclear deal also known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Hopton made the remarks Friday in an interview with reporters at Tehran Imam Khomeini International Airport.
He urged all parties to stay committed to Iran nuclear deal.

He went on to say that UK spares no effort for JCPOA to achieve its goals.

Hopton expressed congratulation over President Hassan Rouhani second term as president..

Rouhani is due to take the oath of office in front of the parliament on Saturday afternoon in a ceremony to be attended by top-ranking Iranian officials as well as senior officials from 92 countries.

Eight presidents, 19 parliament speakers, nine vice presidents and prime ministers, seven parliament vice-speakers, 11 foreign ministers and 35 special envoys from different countries will reportedly attend the ceremony.

Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei endorsed Rouhani's presidential decree in a ceremony on Thursday.

Rouhani was reelected as president for a second consecutive term in national elections on May 19, securing nearly 57% of the total votes cast.