Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (r) and European Union High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini
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Iran deal 'a sign of hope for the entire world' - Mogherini

World powers have reached a deal with Iran on limiting Iranian nuclear activity in return for the lifting of international economic sanctions.

Negotiations between Iran and six world powers - the US, UK, France, China and Russia plus Germany - began in 2006.

Speaking at a joint news conference with European Union's foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, Iran's foreign minister Mohammad Zarif called the agreement "historic", saying it opened a "new chapter of hope".

  • 14 Jul 2015
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