TEHRAN – Iranian President Hassan Rouhani felicitated Supreme leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyed Ali Khamenei on what he described as absolute achievements of the first step agreement reached between Iran and the six world powers (known as P5+1).
In a letter addressed to the Leader, President Rouhani said the revolutionary offspring of Iran have managed to take the first step in a way that made the big world powers admit to the nations nuclear rights as well as its right for enrichment.
According to a report by the official website of the Iranian president, Rouhani added that the nuclear deal would also pave the way for future big steps towards guaranteeing Irans technological and economic advances.
He also thanked the Almighty that enabled the revolutionary offspring of Iran to prove the righteousness of Irans nuclear program in the international arena in the process of harsh and complicated negotiations,
“The success made in the nuclear talks highlighted the fact that it is possible to offer views of the Iranian nation to the world public opinion in a logical and reasonable manner and with respect to the countrys red lines, in a way which will make the big powers to respect the rights of the nation,” added the President in his letter.
He believed that the success was the outcome of the wise guidelines of the Supreme Leader and the ceaseless support of the nation.
President Rouhani noted that the nuclear deal was the beginning of removal of the tyrannical sanctions against Iran.
Iran Deal Saps Oil Prices, Cheers Asia Shares
Snapping a three-day losing run, the benchmark sensex on Monday surged 387.69 points on the back of lower crude oil prices after a historic deal between world powers and Iran on its nuclear programme.
Buying was all-round with 12 of the 13 sectoral BSE indices ending in the green. Capital goods, banking, realty and PSU shares saw heavy buying. Oil & gas shares, including PSU fuel companies, were in the limelight.
Overall, nearly 6 stocks gained out of every 10 traded on BSE, helping investors gain Rs 1 lakh crore in the session.
Indian stocks emerged as the star performer in Asian and European markets as falling oil prices eased inflation concerns. Reacting to the historic deal, Brent crude fell by more than 2 per cent in early Asian trade to USD 108.5 levels.
On similar lines, the broad-based National Stock Exchange index Nifty spurted by 119.90 points, or two per cent, to 6,115.35.
“Positive global cues and strong opening of European indices also boosted market sentiments. The rupee too firmed up against dollar and was seen trading near 62.5 level,” said Nidhi Saraswat, senior research analyst, Bonanza Portfolio.
Among PSU oil stocks, Hindustan Petroleum surged 6 per cent, Bharat Petroleum 4.45 per cent, Indian Oil by 2.52 per cent and Oil India by 1.44 per cent.
Sectorally, the BSE Capital Goods index gained the most by rising 3.82 per cent on the back of Crompton Greaves, BHEL and L&T. It was followed by BSE Bankex 3.63 per cent and BSE Realty 2.28 per cent. IT shares, however, had a forgettable day with Infosys down 0.7 per cent. Agencies
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