Iran says deal accepts its enrichment right. Kerry denies this
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani announced Sunday that the deal reached in Geneva shows that the world powers have recognized Tehran's “nuclear rights.” After the deal was signed, Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas Araghchi wrote on Twitter that Iran’s enrichment rights had been recognized in the negotiations.
However, US Secretary of State John Kerry, in hailing the accord as contributing to world peace, denied to reporters that this was so, saying “The first step, let me be clear, does not say that Iran has a right to enrich uranium."
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov confirmed that the world does recognize Iran's right to peaceful nuclear energy, including the right for enrichment. He advised “the US and European powers to ease up the pressure of sanctions, without waiting for UN Security Council decisions.” In the view of Lavrov "Considering the “whole body of circumstance,” there are no losers [in the Geneva deal], all sides are winners.”