FM official: Zarif-Parliament session was fruitful

Tehran, April 7, IRNA – Foreign Ministry deputy for Parliamentary Affairs Hassan Qashqavi said the Tuesday morning closed-door session of the Parliament with Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif was fruitful and constructive.

Talking to IRNA, he said the session was fruitful and good for the national interests.

He stressed that it was the Parliament’s right to scrutinize nuclear talks to give their final opinion about it.

He said the warm welcome Foreign Minister Zarif and Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi received in the Parliament indicated the happiness of lawmakers about the two officials’ remarks.

The Majlis closed-session aimed at reviewing the results of the talks held recently between Iran and the P5+1 in the Swiss city of Lausanne convened on Tuesday morning.

Following the in-camera session, Majlis Speaker Ali Larijani informed the lawmakers on the results of briefing session on nuclear talks.

Zarif, Iran’s top nuclear negotiator, and Salehi briefed the Parliament on the results of the recent nuclear negotiations.

On April 2, Iran and the P5+1 group of world powers adopted a joint statement after marathon talks in Lausanne calling, among other things, for the removal of UNSC sanctions against the Islamic Republic.

The statement was read out in a joint press conference in the Swiss city by the EU high representative, Federica Mogherini, and Zarif.

In the framework of the agreement, none of Iran’s nuclear facilities as well as the previous activities will be stopped, shut down or suspended and Iran’s nuclear activities in all its nuclear facilities including Natanz, Fordow, Isfahan and Arak will continue.

These comprehensive solutions will guarantee the continued enrichment program inside the Iranian territory and according to this, Iran will be allowed to go on with industrial production of nuclear fuel which is meant for running its nuclear power plants.