Rouhani: Iran commits to its obligations in nuclear deal (Update)
Baku, Azerbaijan, Apr.3
By Fatih Karimov - Trend:
The political nuclear deal achieved on April 2 was a historic day, Iranian president Hassan Rouhani announced during a live speech broadcasted by Iran's State TV, IRINN April 3.
Rouhani said the Iranian government has been obliged to have both uranium enrichment and economic growth.
"Iranian new government reached an interim nuclear deal with P5+1 in November 2013 and the second step was the political deal, achieved on April 2 and the next step would be the comprehensive nuclear deal by June 30, finally we will implement the comprehensive nuclear deal in weeks," he said.
Rouhani said that during the first day of implementation, all sanctions imposed by the West over Iran's banking system, economy and oil export would be suspend and the U.N. sanctions would be halted during a short period.
Iranian president also said Iran exactly commits to the all of its obligations in the nuclear deal and while the P5+1 carry out their commitments, Iran will never abandon its obligations.
Iran and world powers reached a framework agreement on Thursday on implementation of some restrictions over Iran's nuclear program for at least a decade.
According to a joint announcement, Iran will have only one uranium enrichment plant, Natanz, also Iran will change the Fordo uranium enrichment plant to a nuclear research site.
Iran will also change the design of Arak heavy water plant to make less plutonium and the International Atomic Energy Agency will have more access to Iran's nuclear facilities.
In exchange, the EU and the U.S. will halt their sanctions on Iran after reaching a comprehensive nuclear deal (expected to be achieved by June 30).
Edited by CN