(VOVworld)- UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon congratulated negotiators for the deal which “could turn out to be the beginnings of a historic agreement” for the Middle East and the world. EU leaders considered the negotiation between Iran and P5+1 a huge breakthrough for global security and stability. President of the European Council, Herman Van Rompuy said this is an important step by Iran and the international community. UK Foreign Secretary William Hague said the nuclear deal is “good for the world, including Middle East countries and Iranians”. French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius said that nuclear negotiation with Iran is an important move to maintain “peace and security” but close observation is needed. Meanwhile, the Syrian Foreign Ministry said that Damascus considers this deal a “historic agreement” for the benefit of Iranians. Pakistan also praised the agreements reached by Iran and P5+1. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said the deal will help maintain the system of non-proliferation of nuclear weapons in the world and help other countries trade normally with Iran for a better future. Meanwhile, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu criticized the deal and said that it was a “historic mistake”. Previously, his office issued an announcement calling this deal “bad” and saying Tehran has achieved what it wants.