Obama says will 'take time' for Iran to rejoin global economy

US President Barack Obama and French President Francois Hollande arrive for a meeting during the nuclear security summit in Washington on April 1, 2016US President Barack Obama warned Friday it will take time for Iran to rejoin the global economy, as the country’s leadership and citizens express unease that a sanctions windfall has been slow to materialize. “It will take time for Iran to reintegrate into the global economy, but Iran is already beginning to see the benefit of this deal,” Obama said at a meeting of allied countries that brokered a nuclear deal with the Islamic Republic. The international community lifted a raft of sanctions on Iran early this year in exchange for the country curbing its controversial nuclear program.

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