Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Wednesday that the government has the support of Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei and the nation in nuclear talks with the West.
He was responding to criticism of the opponents lobbying to withdraw from the nuclear talks.
The president said that the political parties can express their views democratically, but, the government will not allow them to sabotage the nuclear deal struck on Novermber 24.
President Rouhani said that he got manadate from the nation in the presidential election on June 23 and permission from the Supreme Leader to go ahead with nuclear talks with the western governments.
The President said that representatives of the government are currently working with representatives of the western governments to reach a Comprehensive Agreement on the dispute over the national nuclear program.
On domestic policy, the President said that nothing is more important than unity, intimacy and cooperation among the people.
The President said that the government advocates democracy and the democratic decision making allowing the people to speak out their grievances.
ˈToday, the people have become closer to each other and political parties tolerate each other more than before,ˈ Rouhani said.
In light of national unity, the nation will put behind all the difficulties.
The president noted that the government will stand up to extremist measures by those who do not to conform to the demand of the nation.