Iran Reverses Process Started In Comprehensive Joint Action Plan - MP

(MENAFN- Trend News Agency) BAKU, Azerbaijan, April 8. The currentgovernment of Iran (the current Iranian government has been inpower since August 2021) has reversed the process initiated by theJoint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran's nuclearprogram, a member of the Iranian parliament's National Security andForeign Policy Commission Mahmoud Abbaszadeh Meshkini said,Trend reports.

According to Abbaszadeh Meshkini, the US withdrawal from theComprehensive Joint Action Plan and the failure of European members(Britain, France, and Germany) to fully implement the plan wereprocesses launched against Iran under the JCPOA.

Abbaszadeh added that although this process was seen as aconstraint on Iran's nuclear program,.

The Iranian parliamentarian stated that the current Iraniangovernment has demonstrated its will to other parties by changingthis process.

To note, the Comprehensive Plan of Joint Action on Iran'snuclear program was implemented between Iran and the P5+1 group(the United States, Russia, China, the United Kingdom, France, andGermany) in January 2016. The US announced in May 2018 that it waswithdrawing from the plan and imposed sanctions on Iran in Novemberof the same year. Iran has announced that there will be norestrictions on the Iran nuclear deal in 2020.

In late 2020, the Iranian parliament adopted a strategic plan tocounter the sanctions, citing the non-fulfillment of the JointComprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) signed between Iran and sixcountries and the imposition of sanctions on Iran.

Based on the decision of the Iranian parliament, as of February23, Iran stopped the implementation of additional measures and anadditional protocol included in the nuclear deal. As a consequence,the monitoring mechanism of the IAEA was reduced by 20–30percent.

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