President Rouhani said Wed. Iran’s third step to scale down commitments to the JCPOA will give a special boost to the activities of the country’s nuclear energy organization.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told RT that the demise of the Iran nuclear deal would be “a blow to diplomacy, not a blow to Iran.”
Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi ruled out any possibility of renegotiating over Iran’s nuclear program, adding, however, that talks could take place on optimal implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal.
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov says Moscow is interested in overcoming the impasse surrounding the situation with the implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.
Iran’s ambassador to the IAEA Kazem Gharib-Abadi reiterated Tehran’s stance on reducing commitments under the 2015 nuclear deal, saying complete obligation to the deal entails full compliance by all parties.
Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Geng Shuang said that his country will support all measures aimed at upholding Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
The spokesman of the Iranian government, Ali Rabiei, has referred to the Iranian foreign minister’s recent visit to France, dismissing any links between the top diplomat’s trip to Biarritz and the concurrent meeting of G7 leaders in the same city.
Chairman of Iranian Parliament’s Nuclear Committee says Iran is ready to use more modern centrifuges in the third phase of scaling back its nuclear deal commitments.
China will continue to step up communication and coordination with all relevant parties and jointly advance the project on renovation of Iran’s Arak heavy water nuclear reactor, said China’s Foreign Ministry spokesperson.
Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says Iran will take the third step in reducing its commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal under the current situation, as the other parties to the deal have shown inaction in preserving the pact.