Saturday, April 2, 2016

Obama: Iran agreement 'a substantial success'

President Barack Obama
President Barack Obama

President Barack Obama on Friday boasted of the nuclear deal that world powers reached with Iran last year.

Speaking at a nuclear summit in Washington and quoted by The Wall Street Journal, Obama highlighted the benefits the deal would bring to Iran’s economy.

“It will take time for Iran to integrate into the global economy, but Iran is already beginning to see the benefits of this deal,” he said, an apparent response to complaints from Tehran that the deal hadn’t delivered promised economic relief after years of international sanctions. READ MORE