Iran Foreign Ministry submits JCPOA report to parliament
Baku, Azerbaijan, Jan. 17
By Fatih Karimov – Trend:
Iran’s Foreign Ministry has submitted a written report to the parliament on the process of implementation of the nuclear deal (aka JCPOA), Abbas Araqchi, Iran’s deputy foreign minister, said.
The document, which is the Foreign Ministry’s fourth report, was submitted to Alaeddin Boroujerdi, head of the parliament’s National Security and Foreign Policy Commission, Araqchi said, Tasnim news agency reported Jan. 17.
According to a law that requires the Iranian administration to safeguard the “nation’s achievements and nuclear rights”, the National Security and Foreign Policy Commission has a duty to monitor “the proper implementation” of the JCPOA, and is required to submit a report on the issue to the presiding board of the parliament once in six months.
The Foreign Ministry also should submit a report to the parliament regarding the nuclear deal implementation once in three months.
Araqchi said the Foreign Ministry’s report will be shared with the public soon.
The top Iranian diplomat further said that Iran’s negotiations with six world powers are limited to nuclear issues only.
Iran and the six world powers – the US, UK, France, China, Russia and Germany – reached a historic deal dubbed JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) to settle disputes over Tehran’s nuclear program. The deal came into force in January 2016.