The Iranian foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif has stressed that Tehran is not satisfied with Europe's commitment to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also stressing that INSTEX may become operational in the future.
The Dutch ambassador to Tehran has said in the fields of water, renewable sources of energy, and food his country has proper programs to cooperate with the Kish Free Trade Zone Organization in southern Iran.
Iran's Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a post on his Twitter page demanded Europeans to stay away from arrogant threats or hollow paper promises.
A senior foreign policy adviser to the Iranian Parliament Speaker has said that joining of European states to the Instrument in Support of Trade Exchanges (INSTEX) is like an empty credit card.
France, Germany, and Britain welcomed the joining of six major European countries to INSTEX, a trade mechanism that allows Iranian and European companies to circumvent severe US sanctions against Tehran.
The controversial US ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell on Friday strongly criticised the Norwegian ambassador to Iran for lauding a European system to circumvent American sanctions targeting the Islamic Republic of Iran.
French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian urged Iran to completely resume its obligations under the multilateral nuclear agreement which it is gradually stepping out in the wake of US' unilateral withdrawal and Europeans' failure to implement their commitments.
Six other European countries have joined the INSTEX financial mechanism to fulfill the E3 countries' (Germany, UK, France) commitments to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).
Iran's deputy FM says that the EU financial mechanism for trade with Iran, known as INSTEX will be discussed between Iranian and European diplomats in the coming weeks.
Iranian parliamentary official Hossein Amir-Abdollahian has said that Iran has given up hope on Europe to implement JCPOA.