UK ‘committed’ to improving ties with Iran, says Cameron

UK Prime Minister David Cameron has congratulated the Iranian nation on Persian New Year, expressing his country’s commitment to further develop ties with Iran.

“As you reflect on the fundamental values of Nowruz (Persian New Year) – peace, solidarity and reconciliation – know that it is in the spirit of those values that the UK and Iran have taken important steps to develop our relationship over the past 12 months,” Cameron said on Sunday.

“And both [Iranian] President [Hassan] Rouhani and I are committed to building on these ties for the benefit of us all,” he noted.

The implementation of the landmark Iran nuclear deal in January along with the resumption of diplomatic ties after a five-year hiatus set the stage for the normalization of ties between the two countries, the British premier added.

Britain was part of the marathon nuclear talks between Iran and the P5+1 group of nations – which also involved the US, France, China,…

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