The JCPOA’s Joint Commission convened in Vienna. According to the chair’s statement, “serious concerns were expressed regarding the implementation of Iran's nuclear commitments under the agreement. Participants also acknowledged that the re-imposition of U.S. sanctions did not allow Iran to reap the full benefits arising from sanctions-lifting”. The statement added that “all participants reaffirmed the importance of preserving the agreement”. It went on to note that “participants welcomed positive developments in the processing of first transactions by INSTEX”, and also “welcomed continued efforts by the Arak Working Group Co-Chairs, China and the United Kingdom, in taking the Arak Modernisation Project forward. They took note of recent developments concerning the Fordow facility and expressed strong support for the work of Russia in continuing the implementation of the stable isotope project”.
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