The Canadian foreign minister, Chrystia Freeland, has reiterated on the United Nations Security Council’s verification of JCPOA, saying the Canadian government believes the deal is essential for regional and global peace and security.

She made the remarks in response to a letter by Iranian-Canadians Congress on the country’s policy regarding Iran, adding that Canada will certainly support regulations passed based on international norms.

Freeland said:  “Although the JCPOA is not a perfect agreement but it helps ward off real threat to international peace and security."

Freeland who has issued a statement in support of the JCPOA, also recalled that during the recent  G7 foreign ministers summit  in Toronto, they voiced their support for the landmark deal.

Earlier, High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini and French, British and German foreign ministers Jean-Yves Le Drian, Boris Johnson and Heiko Maas discussed implementation of Iran deal.

The two spokesmen of the European Union have said that in their meeting the EU foreign ministers discussed the policies of supporting Iran nuclear deal, officially known as Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Federica Mogherini ,High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy said that keeping the deal is crucial for the EU, adding that there are still some non-nuclear related sanctions but there is no resolution to add any more sanctions on Iran.

On May 8, US President Donald Trump pulled the US out of the JCPOA, which drew harsh criticism from the international community and other signatories to the agreement.