Nuclear Programme: Iran Obtains Relief As Sanctions Are Lifted

The barrage of sanctions imposed on Iran following its uranium enrichment and nuclear programme have been lifted.

International Nuclear watchdog IAEA had certified that Iran had followed a deal to stop the development of nuclear weapons.

Iran faced sanctions from the United Nations, European Union and a host of other countries. The lifting of sanctions bodes well for the Iranian economy and President Hassan Rouhani described it as a ‘new chapter’.

The elated Iranian President wrote on Twitter, ‘”I thank God for this blessing and bow to the greatness of the patient nation of Iran”

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