Spokesman for the Supreme National Security Council of Iran says the country will withdraw from the JCPOA and even go beyond that if other parties fail to meet Tehran’s demands.
The Iranian Foreign Ministry has released a fact sheet on the country’s decision to suspend implementing part of its commitments under the Iran nuclear deal, also known as JCPOA.
The High Representative of the European Union and the Foreign Ministers of France, Germany and the United Kingdom have, in a joint statement, dismissed Tehran’s recent move to reduce its commitments under the nuclear deal.
An EU spokesperson says that the European Union is analysing the implications of Iran's announcement on reducing nuclear commitments together with the members of the Joint Commission.
Iran’s President Hassan Rouhani says the country gives 60 days to other members of the Iran nuclear deal to fulfil their promises, after which Iran will stop observing the 3.67-percent limit for enrichment of its uranium.
Iran should avoid taking extreme positions as it is exactly what the US seeks to achieve, a top lawmaker says, adding that the US wants to force Iran into withdrawing from the IAEA and NPT, and finally put Iran’s case under the Chapter 7 of the UN Charter.
Iran’s special financial channel for trade with European countries under the US sanctions known as SATMA, and its European counterpart INSTEX are ready to do their first transaction in coordination with banks of the two sides.
Tehran has hosted the 9th round of political consultations between Iran and Norway, which was co-chaired by Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyyed Abbas Araqchi, and Secretary General of the Norwegian Foreign Ministry, Tore Hattrem.
Iran’s parliament speaker says the European Union should no longer have any requests from Iran as their credibility has already been destroyed.
Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyyed Abbas Araqchi has warned the European parties to the Iran nuclear deal that the Islamic Republic is not going to wait forever to reap the economic benefits of the 2015 deal, and is going to give appropriate response to the US’ unlawful behaviours.