Vienna (IP) - The head of the Iranian delegation present at the 18th meeting of the JCPOA Commission at the end of the second meeting said that the lifting of all US sanctions imposed during the presidency of the previous US president is a necessary step to revive the JCPOA.

Iran PressEurope: The second meeting of the 18th session of the Joint Commission, which resumed in Vienna on Tuesday, was held on Friday. Presenting the report of the technical consultations held in the meetings of the "lifting of sanctions" and "nuclear" expert groups was the most important agenda of this meeting.

The representatives of the European Union, as the coordinators of the expert meetings, reported the results of the consultations of the experts of Iran and the P4+1 countries to the members of the Joint Commission.

Abbas Araghchi, the head of Iran's delegation, while emphasizing the will of the Islamic Republic of Iran to continue serious interactions, said: "This depends on observing the political will and seriousness of the other parties, otherwise, there is no reason to continue negotiations. “

Araghchi reiterated that the lifting of all US sanctions imposed during the previous US administration was a necessary step to revive the JCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action) and that only after verification of the lifting of these sanctions, Iran would be ready to suspend its remedial measures and would return to the full implementation of JCPOA.

At the end of the meeting, it was agreed that the next meeting of the Commission at the level of deputies will be held next Wednesday in Vienna, and immediately in the framework of expert groups, technical and specialized consultations to prepare a list of actions to be taken by all parties In the field of lifting sanctions and nuclear measures to revive the JCPOA.

It is worth mentioning that Iran’s delegation in the Vienna meeting, in the past four days, held continuous consultations with the countries participating in the JCPOA (three European countries, China and Russia) and with Enrique Mora, coordinator of the EU Joint Commission, bilaterally and multilaterally in which the United States was not present in any of them.


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