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Malaysia pleased with removal of Iran sanctions

TEHRAN (FNA)- Malaysian Ambassador to Tehran Mohammad Sadeq bin Katargani voiced Kuala Lumpur’s satisfaction in the removal of anti-Iran sanctions following the implementation of the Geneva nuclear deal between Tehran and the world powers.

Addressing Iran-Malaysia palm oil fair, the Malaysian diplomat described implementation of the November 24 nuclear agreement as an important step that can cause a boost in Kuala Lumpur’s trade ties with Tehran.

He said the deal proved that the negotiating sides are interested in reaching a comprehensive agreement.

Spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Behrouz Kamalvandi announced that Iran has begun the voluntary suspension of its 20-percent uranium enrichment in accordance with the Geneva deal struck by Tehran and the world powers in Geneva in November.

Later on Monday, the EU and the US announced the lifting of some sanctions on Tehran as the first part of their undertakings under the Geneva Deal.

By Fars News Agency 

 

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