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Deputy Foreign Minister Araghchi has presented President Rouhani’s letter on ‘reducing Iran’s commitments to the nuclear deal’ to the ambassadors of the remaining parties to the JCPOA.
Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) issued a statement on Wednesday, saying the country is no longer fulfilling some of its obligations under the 2015 nuclear, and setting a two-month deadline for the remaining parties to fulfill their undertakings.
Iran says the countermeasures it has vowed to unveil Wednesday are all within the framework of the 2015 nuclear deal, and the country is not leaving the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
The new Judiciary Spokesman Gholamhossein Esmaeeli explained about the last conditions of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe’s dossier in a news conference on Tuesday.
Senior Iranian lawmaker said that Tehran is not after withdrawing from Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) but will continue reciprocal policies in response to lack of other parties’ commitments in the framework of the deal.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Tehran will back off from more commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal and will raise uranium enrichment level if its economic interests under the JCPOA in the oil and banking sectors are not fulfilled within 60 days.
China, France, and Russia separately react after Iran suspends some of its commitments under a nuclear deal in reciprocation for the withdrawal of the US last year.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told his Russian counterpart on Wednesday that Tehran’s decision to reduce some voluntary commitments within its nuclear deal with world powers was legal, the RIA news agency reported.
Work on setting up a special purpose vehicle for business with Iran is taking longer than expected, a German government spokesman said on Wednesday.
Russia is carefully studying Iran’s message on the suspension of part of Tehran’s commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said on Wednesday opening talks with his Iranian counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif.