Apr 15, 2019 11:18 Asia/Tehran
  • No prohibition on the enrichment of uranium by Iran: Zarif

Iranian Foreign Minister has reminded E3 partners that there is no prohibition on the enrichment of uranium by his country under any agreements or treaties including nuclear deal.

Iran Press/Iran news: "Reminder to our E3 partners in #JCPOA: There is NO prohibition on the enrichment of uranium by Iran under #NPT, JCPOA or UNSCR 2231," Mohammad Javad  Zarif said in a Twitter post on Monday. 

"Neither now, nor in 2025 or beyond. Might be useful for European partners to actually read the document they signed on to, and pledged to defend," he added according to Iran Press.

This remarks came after Gérard Araud, who has served as France's ambassador to Washington since 2014, tweeted on Saturday that "It is false to say that at the expiration of the JCPOA, Iran will be allowed to enriching uranium."

Later, he forced to delete this controversial tweets.

Following the tweets of the French ambassador to Washington, Iran Foreign Ministry summoned the newly appointed French Ambassador to Tehran Philippe Thiebaud to strongly protest at controversial tweets. 101

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