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UN chief hopes Iran nuclear deal will survive

AFP  |  United Nations 

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres "very much hopes" the nuclear deal with can be salvaged, a spokesman said today, as President Donald Trump was set to de-certify the 2015 agreement.

UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said Guterres considers the deal to be a "very important breakthrough to consolidate nuclear non-proliferation and advance global peace and security.

"The secretary-general very much hopes that it will remain in place.

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First Published: Fri, October 13 2017. 23:22 IST