Iran continues to reduce nuclear deal commitment

Nuclear Program Materials 19 November 2019 14:23 (UTC +04:00)

TEHRAN, Iran, Nov.19


Iran continues to reduce its commitment to Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) until the country's interests are met, said Deputy Foreign Minister.

Araghchi emphasized that this step is taken according to Iran's rights under JCPOA, Trend reports citing IRNA.

During his visit to The Hague, Araghchi discussed the latest changes in Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action and issues of expanding bilateral ties at the meeting with Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands Stef Blok.

The Dutch foreign minister stressed the need to preserve the deal and the Netherlands' support to France solution for the current situation.

In turn, Iran's deputy foreign minister has criticized Europe's lack of action, indicating that if Europe seeks to preserve the deal, it should be prepared to pay the costs, while Iran's measures so far did not undermine the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

The parties also discussed regional issues and shipping safety in the Persian Gulf and the Red Sea.

The Iranian official noted the country's Hormuz peace plan to preserve the peace and safety in the Persian Gulf adding there is no need for various coalitions that creates intensity in the region.