German Foreign Minister Heiko Maas in a joint press conference with the head of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), Rafael Grossi, said that Germany, France and Britain will continue efforts to preserve the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran.
European Council President Charles Michel said that sanctions relief under the Iran nuclear deal would continue to be effective, days after Washington's unilateral claim that UN sanctions against Tehran had been restored.
The head of Iran’s nuclear agency said on Monday that the landmark 2015 deal between Tehran and world powers on his country’s atomic program is struggling since the unilateral US withdrawal, but is still worth preserving.
France, Britain and Germany, known as E3, told the UN Security Council on Friday that UN sanctions relief for Iran – agreed under a 2015 nuclear deal – would continue beyond September 20, when the United States asserts that all the measures should be reimposed.
Iran’s permanent representative to Vienna-based international organizations said the Islamic Republic has the most transparent nuclear program among member states of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), as proven through numerous inspections of the country’s nuclear sites by the UN agency.
Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi said on Sunday that Iran has completely implemented the fourth step of reducing its nuclear deal commitments, a move made by Tehran to respond to Washington’s violations of the 2015 agreement.
President Hassan Rouhani said Sunday the enemy has failed to achieve its objectives against the Islamic Republic in all political and legal fields, citing the abortive US push to reimpose UN sanctions as an example.
Foreign ministers from the UK, France and Germany have agreed to hold out against US demands to snapback all UN sanctions on Iran, despite intensified pressure from the US to fall into line, the Guardian said on Thursday.
Deputy Foreign Minister of Iran Seyyed Abbas Araqchi said the only practical way to save the 2015 Iran nuclear deal is for Tehran to reap the full benefits of the agreement arising from sanctions-lifting.