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The three European powers – France, Britain, and Germany – have reaffirmed their commitment to the 2015 nuclear deal with Tehran on the fourth anniversary of clinching the deal.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Europeans do not seem ready yet to put investment into saving the 2015 nuclear agreement with Iran, despite their claim to be willing to retain it.
An Iranian expert says France’s “Freeze-for-Freeze” proposal to save the Iran nuclear deal is a temporary solution even if it is accepted and becomes operational.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi said following the country’s moves to reduce commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the other parties have started efforts to save the accord.
Iran’s foreign minister says the “trigger mechanism” cannot be enforced to reciprocate Iran’s moves with regard to the Iran nuclear deal, which is also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has warned the European Union that Iran will start the third phase of scaling back its commitments under the Iran nuclear deal as of September if the other sides fail to live up to their obligations under the 2015 accord.
Head of Iran’s Department of Environment says the European Union complies with sanctions against the Islamic Republic even more than US President Donald Trump does.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Seyed Abbas Mousavi warned that if the European parties to the 2015 nuclear deal continue failing to live up to their obligations, the Islamic Republic will take the third step to reduce its nuclear commitments after 60 days.
Spokesman for the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Behrouz Kamalvandi says enrichment of uranium at 20% level of purity is among Iran's options in the third phase of reducing its commitments under the Iran nuclear deal.
Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the Islamic Republic is prepared to reverse the measures it took to reduce its commitments under the 2015 nuclear in case the Europeans live up to their part of the bargain.