Tehran 0
18 February 2021

The president of the European Council spoke with President Rouhani and voiced “concern over actions which constituted a departure from Iran’s commitments under the [nuclear] Agreement, including the announced decision to suspend the Additional Protocol”. He further maintained that “the EU will continue to deploy efforts to facilitate the full implementation of the JCPOA and the return of the U.S. to the Agreement”. In turn, President Rouhani suggested that “the EU foreign policy chief [ie, Josep Borrell], as coordinator of the JCPOA, should play a better role in planning the steps” to salvage the deal.

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