Iran's Supreme Leader has urged officials not to pin hopes for economic recovery on the sanctions relief from a landmark deal reached with world powers.
Ayatollah Ali Khamenei called on critics of the interim nuclear deal to be fair and give time to President Hassan Rouhani to pursue its policy of engagement with the outside world. He was speaking to air force officers Monday. His comments were posted on his website, leader.ir. Khamenei said the government should rely on Iran's domestic capabilities to resolve economic problems. (AP)