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Rouhani thanks Khamenei for nuke deal 'stamp of approval'

In a letter, President Hassan Rouhani says the supreme leader's letter provided a "stamp of approval" for the nuclear deal, though others believe Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei's "conditions" provide the antidote to a bad deal.
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Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei delivers a sermon during Friday prayers at Tehran University June 19, 2009. Khamenei on Friday demanded an end to street protests that have shaken the country since a disputed presidential election a week ago and said any bloodshed would be their leaders' fault.   REUTERS/Morteza Nikoubazl (IRAN POLITICS ELECTIONS RELIGI
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In a letter published on the president's website, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has thanked Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei for approving the nuclear deal between Iran and five permanent members of the UN Security Council. Rouhani’s letter seemed to downplay Khamenei’s “conditional approval” of the nuclear deal Oct. 21, and focused more on using the "win-win" strategy for future prospects of cooperation between Iran and other countries.

Rouhani’s Oct. 22 letter said that Khamenei’s “stamp of approval for the results of the administration and the negotiators … will start a new chapter toward excellence for the Islamic Republic of Iran.” The letter added, “The oppressive international economic, trade, and financial sanctions or the unilateral sanctions by the [UN] Security Council, European Union, and America against the Islamic Republic of Iran, have been eliminated.”

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