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News ID: 3174
Publish Date: 15:19 - 09 January 2014
Tehran,YJC. UK former Foreign Secretary says he fully recognizes Iran's rights to nuclear power.


Speaking in a news conference in the sidelines of his meeting with Iranian parliamentarians, the former UK Secretary of Foreign Affairs said that Rouhani's language for speaking to the world has changed theWest's view of Iran.

Straw further asserted that his country endorses Iran's right to nuclear power and the commitments which come from the NPT. 

He further stated that he and his colleagues as well as his Iranian counterparts are not there to sit and watch what the P5+1 will do, but to carefully enact their observations into the Geneva accord,

He further said that the UK parliamentary delegation has invited the Iran-UK parliamentary friendship group to visit the UK in the following 6 to 9 months.

Straw added that the two sides have also dicussed issues such as the Syrian crisis, the reopening of the UK embassy in Iran, as well as visa for both sides.
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