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With Rouhani Back, Nuclear Deal Hope Strengthened, Says France

With Hassan Rouhani re-elected, French President Emmanuel Macron has high hopes of better economic and cultural ties with Iran

Paris: French President Emmanuel Macron congratulated Iranian President Hassan Rouhani for his re-election on Saturday (May 20) and said this reinforced the hope that his government would apply the international nuclear agreement, his office said in a statement.

Macron will ask the French government to work on the intensification of economic, scientific and cultural ties with Iran, the statement said.

France also stressed the need to seek a diplomatic solution to the conflicts in the Middle East and called on Iran to adopt this approach.


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