An American political analyst says Iran “is doing the right thing” in suspending parts of its commitments under a 2015 nuclear deal in response to the US’s exit from the agreement, adding that the whole procedure is “a win” for the Islamic Republic.
A member of the National Security and Foreign Policy Commission of Iranian Parliament said the 3rd step of reducing nuclear-related commitments shows Iran’s seriousness, adding that the Europeans showcased their weakness against US sabotage in the nuclear deal.
The 2015 Iran nuclear deal known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) never stopped Iran’s nuclear industry, Head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali-Akbar Salehi said on Thursday.
European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says the 28-nation bloc welcomes any talks between Iran and the US, emphasizing, however, that the 2015 nuclear deal enshrined in a United Nations Security Council resolution should be preserved.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and six world powers addresses all important issues and leaves nothing untold despite claims by the United States.
UK Ambassador to UN Karen Pierce said that the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), is of unique nature and that it is in none of our interests to see the deal unravel.
President Hassan Rouhani said on Thursday Iran will further scale back commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal, officially known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), if other parties to the accord fail to live up to their obligations.