Iran deal to promote bilateral ties: Envoy

Tabriz, Aug 12, IRNA -- The UK is completely committed to Iran's nuclear deal known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and the deal paves the way for developing ties with Iran, British ambassador to Iran Nicholas Hopton said.

Hopton made the remarks Saturday in a meeting with governor general of East Azarbaijan province.

He also expressed happiness on his participation in President Hassan Rouhani's inauguration and endorsement ceremonies held on August 3 and 5 in Tehran.

I saw that Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei stressed developing relations with different countries, Hopton added.

He expressed hope for removing obstacles on visa and banking issues.

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