20 September 2023

EU High Representative Josep Borrell met with Foreign Minister Amirabdollahian and discussed, inter alia, the JCPOA, highlighting “the importance of following a path of de-escalation” and calling on “Iran to reconsider its decision to withdraw the official designation of several experienced IAEA inspectors and to improve cooperation with the IAEA”. Borrell further urged Iran “to stop its continued military cooperation with Russia in the illegal war of aggression against Ukraine”. The exchange followed a meeting between Iran’s deputy foreign minister and senior E3 diplomats.

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