World powers draft resolution on Iran PMD file’s closure
Baku, Azerbaijan, Dec. 8
By Khalid Kazimov - Trend:
According to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), the P5+1 group of the countries has drafted a resolution aimed at closing Iran's PMD (possible military dimensions to Tehran's nuclear program) file, an Iranian diplomat said.
The Islamic Republic's IAEA ambassador, Reza Najafi said that according to the draft resolution the International Atomic Energy Agency's (IAEA) has carried out its tasks regarding the PMD and it will be under no obligation regarding the PMD anymore as off the day the resolution will be passed.
He said after the implementation of the JCPOA, all previous resolutions passed by the International Atomic Energy Agency's Board of Governors against Iran will be terminated.
He predicted that the resolution will be passed on December 15.
The P5+1 have held talks in Vienna since December 3 aimed at drafting a resolution to settle Iran's PMD file in the Board of Governors.
According to the JCPOA clinched between Iran and the world powers in July, financial sanctions imposed by the West against Iran, its banking system and industry over Tehran's nuclear program, are expected to be lifted in return for scaling down the Islamic Republic's nuclear program.
The IAEA has been given the role of verifying Iran's commitments under the lasting nuclear deal.