Tehran 0
5 January 2020

Iran announced that “for the fifth step in reducing its [JCPOA] commitments, the Islamic Republic of Iran abandons the last key point of the operational restrictions under the JCPOA, namely the ‘limitation on the number of the centrifuge machines’”. “Iran’s nuclear program will be no more subject to any restrictions in the operational sphere (including the enrichment capacity, percentage of enrichment, the volume of enriched materials, and research and development)”, the statement added. Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif highlighted that “this step is within [the] JCPOA and all five steps are reversible upon effective implementation of reciprocal obligations”. “Iran's full cooperation with the IAEA will continue”, he added.

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