EU underlines full implementation of JCPOA

IRNA – Secretary General of European External Action Service Helga Schmid in a statement on Friday said that members of the JCPOA reiterated their commitment to implement nuclear deal in good faith in a full, regular and effective manner.

Based on the statement, members of the JCPOA described lifting nuclear-related sanctions in a bid to normalize economic and trade ties with Iran as integral part of the nuclear deal.

Today, Vienna hosted the second round of the negotiations of JCPOA joint commission which was held at the request of Iran following US withdrawal from the international pact.

As per the provisions of the JCPOA, Joint Commission is in charge of monitoring implementation of the JCPOA.

Helga Schmid representing High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini headed the Joint Commission meeting attended by 4+1 Group and Iran at the level of deputy foreign ministers.

Participants of the Joint Commission meeting regretted over unilateral exit of US from the deal, reiterating that meeting Iran’s demands and normalizing economic cooperation with Tehran are essential for surviving the deal.

During the meeting also attended by Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), members of the JCPOA reaffirmed their support to the international pact and hailed the international body’s professional and impartial role in verifying Iran’s commitment to the deal.

They also described the JCPOA as a main part of the NPT and a very significant diplomatic achievement which has been approved by Resolution 2231.

During the meeting, Iran proposed holding next meeting of the Joint Commission at the ministerial level.