Secretary of State John Kerry on Monday praised his Iranian counterpart as a tough negotiator and “a patriot …who fought hard for his nation’s interests” during the marathon talks that produced the nuclear agreement.
In his address at Chatham House, US State Secretary John Kerry declared that “effective diplomacy” makes the world safer, and said the outcome of the nuclear talks was a reminder that, despite distrust ongoing differences, “when leaders are willing to at least talk and try, it turns out that not all fates are predetermined.”
President Obama and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani had the courage to seek the diplomatic path, according to Kerry. In his address to Chatham House Kerry declared: “Effective diplomacy” makes the world safer. “When leaders are willing to at least talk and try, it turns out that not all fates are predetermined,” he suggested.