Borrell said he was willing to do everything possible to save JCPOA
EU high representative for foreign and security policy of Josep Borrell said he was willing to do everything possible to maintain a Joint comprehensive plan of action (SVPD) on the Iranian nuclear program, in cooperation with other actors in the process.
"As coordinator of the joint Committee AGREEMENT, I am determined to do everything possible with the other remaining members and the international community to save the agreement," the statement reads Borrell on the occasion of the fifth anniversary of the conclusion of the nuclear deal with Iran.
He noted that the AGREEMENT is still the only instrument providing the international community with assurances regarding Iran's nuclear program.
Borrell said that the United States in may 2018 came out of the nuclear deal with Iran and do not participate in its activities, but other participants SVPD continue to work.
"The other members of SVPD continue the collective work, within the framework of the agreement to solve the existing problems related to nuclear activity and the impact of the US withdrawal and re-imposition of sanctions," - said the head of European diplomacy.
Iran and the six international negotiators in July 2015 reached agreement on the settlement of the longstanding problem of the Iranian atom. Months of negotiations concluded with the adoption of a joint comprehensive plan of action (SVPD), which is completely removed from Iran's previously imposed economic and financial sanctions by the UN security Council, US and EU. The agreement in particular provided that the arms embargo will be lifted on Iran within 5 years, the supply of arms possible before, but only with the permission of the UN security Council.
The deal in its original form lived for three years: in may 2018, the United States announced its unilateral withdrawal from her and the restoration of tougher sanctions against Tehran. However, because of the formal deal came only USA, the rest of the participants must comply with a condition on the abolition of the arms embargo.