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Rouhani: Americans obliged to terminate anti-JCPOA sanctions

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, May 24, IRNA -- President Hassan Rouhani said in a coordinating meeting of the heads of the three branches of power here on Monday that the fact that Americans have admitted the failure of their maximum pressure policy is a great victory for the Iranian nation.

He further emphasized that Americans are obliged to terminate those sanctions that are contrary to the JCPOA.

President Rouhani felicitated the anniversary of liberation of the city of Khorramshahr from the occupation of Saddam's army, calling it among the sweetest moments in the history of Iraqi-imposed war which wiped away the bitter memories of the occupation day of the city.

The Americans' confession that their maximum pressure policy had faced defeat was another victory for the Iranian nation that was registered in the history of our county, and it was the result of the resistance and steadfastness of our nation. Today, too, the Americans are obliged to terminate those sanctions are contrary to the JCPOA, and this will mark a double-victory of Iran, he added.

He said that this victory is the result of the Iranian nation's resistance during the past three and a half years, the guidance of the Supreme Leader, and the government's entire management efforts during the toughest period of our country's history.

Rouhani said that during the past 15 months, despite the widespread Corona pandemic, there was a double pressures imposed against our country, which we can say it was among the toughest eras during the past century.

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