Nuclear Settlement Model for Dispute Resolution

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Iran's President Hassan Rouhani reiterated that the July 2015 nuclear deal between Iran and world powers can be used as a blueprint for diplomatic efforts to strengthen peace and security in the region, describing the accord as a "win-win" outcome for a 12-year nuclear dispute.

Rouhani said on Tuesday the pact benefited the whole world and was useful for the region, adding that a trilateral Iran-Russia-Turkey initiative for the settlement of the nearly six-year Syria crisis could bring a similar result, according to his official website.

Rouhani was addressing the 34th Iran National Award for the Book of the Year in Tehran. The 2015 atomic deal removed international sanctions on Tehran in exchange for temporary curbs on its nuclear work. The president said people's strong participation in the 2013 presidential election and the support of the Leader of Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei were behind the success of the nuclear talks.

Rouhani also responded to domestic opponents of the nuclear deal, rejecting their argument that the bad promises of the United States have made the deal a failure.

"Some believe that we should not negotiate with world powers because they would cheat us, but under the Leader's support, with logic, reasoning and honor, we got a deal that the new US president [Donald Trump] cannot tolerate and believes is the worst in the US history," he said.

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