Azerbaijan welcomes implementation of Iran’s Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (UPDATE)
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Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 18
Azerbaijan welcomes implementation of Iran's Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the message of Azerbaijan's ministry of foreign affairs said Jan.18.
Iran and the P5+1 group finalized the JCPOA in Vienna, on July 14, 2015. Under the JCPOA, limits are put on Iran's nuclear activities in exchange for the removal of sanctions against the Islamic Republic.
Iran and the P5+1 group implemented the JCPOA on Jan.16, which eliminated sanctions on the country, including the restrictions over banking sector, releasing blocked assets abroad, etc.
Azerbaijan supports determination and will of the parties that were demonstrated in achieving this progress, according to Azerbaijan's foreign ministry.
Azerbaijan also congratulates the Iranian people and expresses confidence in the fact that this positive process will give impetus to further development of the mutually beneficial partnership between Azerbaijan and Iran, the message of the ministry said.