Tehran 0
1 March 2021

Foreign Minister Javad Zarif, referring to reports of a potential IAEA resolution against Iran, indicated that “the Europeans [ie, the UK, France, and Germany] have begun a wrong move at the Board of Governors with the backing of the U.S. We believe such an action would upset the conditions”. “[We] already warned the Board of Governors about the consequences of confusing the status quo… We hope wisdom would prevail, otherwise, we would have [other] approaches”, Zarif added. The next day, an Iranian government spokesperson indicated that “reconsidering the [temporary] agreement with the IAEA” would be an option.

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