Tehran (IP)- Iran's President said that the country is the only member of JCPOA that has paid for its maintenance, but the processes cannot go forward in the same track, the full implementation of UN Security Council Resolution 2231 by all members is a must.

Iran PressIran News: On Sunday, Hassan Rouhani, in a meeting with visiting Irish Foreign Minister Simon Coveney, while announcing Iran's readiness to cooperate with international institutions to resolve regional crises, stressed that the best way to resolve problems with Europe at bilateral, regional, and international levels was through negotiations based on mutual respect and avoidance of any threats and pressure

"The activation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) as a multilateral international agreement depends on the lifting of US sanctions and full compliance by all members," the president said, referring to the failure of illegal sanctions and US pressure on Iran.

Referring to the suspension of the implementation of the Additional Protocol due to Iran's parliamentary resolution, Rouhani stressed: "Despite the suspension of the implementation of the Additional Protocol, Iran is still determined to cooperate with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) based on a mutual agreement."

The President noted: "Iran is ready to fulfill its obligations immediately after the lifting of illegal US sanctions and the abandonment of its policy of intimidation and pressure."

The new US administration is determined to return to the JCPOA.

"Trump's withdrawal from the JCPOA was a historic mistake and the new US administration is determined to return to the JCPOA," Irland's foreign minister said, referring to the country's role as a non-permanent member of the UN Security Council for the next two years.

Simon Coveney added: "We will do our best to maintain the JCPOA and we are ready to play any role that can help improve the situation and restart the talks of all members of this agreement."


Referring to the changes in the US government and the desire of the government to return to the JCPOA, the Irish Foreign Minister said: "With the new conditions, there is a good opportunity for negotiation and dialogue that we should use as all members' will to implement the JCPOA."


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