Сащ: Санкциите срещу Иран ще бъдат вдигнати постепенно

Sanctions imposed on Iran will be lifted in a phased manner and only after Iran has met "specific commitments under a finalised joint comprehensive plan of action," spokesperson of the US State Department Jeff Rathke said at a press conference in Washington DC on Thursday. The US statement comes as Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said that a nuclear deal with the US will not be signed unless economic sanctions are lifted in a televised speech in Tehran, Thursday. The statements comes after Iran, the US, UK, China, Germany, France and Russia reached a preliminary agreement on Iran's nuclear programme in Lausanne, Switzerland on April 2 following around 18 months of tense negotiations.