Former Iran intelligence minister calls nuclear deal ‘shocking‘

Former Iranian Intelligence Minister Heydar Moslehi criticized the Iranian delegation tasked with negotiating on Iran’s nuclear program. (File photo: Reuters)

Former Iranian Intelligence Minister Heydar Moslehi has blamed the Iranian delegation tasked with negotiating on Iran’s nuclear program for signing a “shocking” comprehensive agreement with world powers.

The former minister criticized the Iranian delegation led by Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif during a speech to students in the Iranian capital, according to the Persian news website Raja News.

“Unfortunately, some articles of the agreement are a big blow [for Iran],” Moslehi said.

“The United States has now the upper hand and can control our ideas in the direction it wants,” he added.

Under the historic deal reached last month between Iran and the P5+1 – United States, Britain, France, Russia, China, Germany – Tehran agreed to halt some of its nuclear program in exchange for limited sanctions relief.
 

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