Russia to hold meeting on JCPOA accomplishments

IRNA – The Russian Federation Mission to the United Nations will hold a meeting to discuss accomplishments of Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on the eve of the first anniversary of the nuclear deal implementation.

The meeting dubbed as ‘process of JCPOA implementation in a year; accomplishments and prospects of sustainable development’ will be held in cooperation with the Russian Center for Energy and Security Studies.

The Iranian Ambassador to Moscow Mahdi Sanaei said in a message in his Telegram channel on Friday that Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister and senior negotiator Sergei Ryabkov and Founding Director of the Center for Energy and Security Studies Anton Khlopkov will give lectures at the meeting.

The meeting is scheduled to be held at the UN headquarters in New York mid-January.

Russia as one of the permanent members of the UN Security Council and one of Iran’s partners in the G5+1 had an important role in reaching the nuclear deal and execution of various phases of JCPOA.

The implementation of JCPOA started on January 16, 2016.