ID : N-3573 Date : 2018/11/29 - 11:37
(Persia Digest) - Belgian Deputy Foreign Minister Bruno van der Pluijm said that the European countries would be able to soon develop a special mechanism for saving the deal.
He made the remarks in a Wednesday meeting with Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Abbas Araghchi. The two officials held talks over Tehran-Brussels cooperation on international issues and other issues of mutual interest.
During the meeting held in the Belgian capital, van der Pluijm underlined the permanent commitment of his country and other European states to defending the Iran nuclear deal and its credit and said the nuclear accord plays a key role in international peace and security.
“We are seeking to preserve the Iran nuclear deal and believe that despite the US pullout, the JCPOA should remain intact through our patient and prudent measures because there is no alternative to the 2015 accord,” the official website of Iran's Foreign Ministry quoted him as saying.
“Accordingly, we hope we would soon be able to develop the special mechanism to preserve the deal,” he said.
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For his part, Araghchi said following the increase in Washington’s illegal pressure and disruption of the balance between Tehran’s commitments and gains under the deal, the failure of Europeans and other parties to ease the pressures, as they had promised to, has increased concerns about the future of the nuclear deal.
“The Europeans and other remaining parties to the nuclear deal must adopt the required mechanisms as soon as possible to guarantee Iran’s economic benefits under the deal,” he noted.
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