Jan 14, 2019, 8:40 PM
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Iran adheres to commitments in JCPOA: Spox

Tehran, Jan 14, IRNA - Iran once again stressed its commitment to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) and conditioned future developments to the obligations and fuctions of the negotiating parties.

Iran's Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qasemi, in response to a question about the recent statements by Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization's chief that the designing process of the modernized 20 percent fuel for Tehran reactor is in progress, does this make a difference in the process of JCPOA? Said, “We have been committed so far to JCPOA and will adhere to all our commitments. What is going to happen in the future is related to the future, and it is relevant to the role of the negotiating parties in fulfilling their obligations and commitments that must be made.”

Qasemi underlined, 'The JCPOA is a extensive and definite debate, and its decisions are taken by the Supervising Supreme Board.'

The spokesman said the Foreign Ministry would report to the Board which it will announce its position.

In another part of his remarks in response to a question about the investment of half a million Iranians in Georgia and taking decision on the relationship between the country and Iran, Qasemi highlighted, 'We do not approve of what has been said, Georgia as a Caucasian country has good relations with Iran, which the relationships should continue.”

He added that after the visa waiver between the two countries, the facilities and the attraction of capital by the Iranians in Georgia were provided and some people purchased and invested in the country which had had a rather small investment in the country.

Qasemi underlined, “We had talks with the Georgian government about a month ago, and a delegation was sent to that country from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and there were discussions, and we hope that Iranians traveling to Georgia to invest with awareness.'

In response to a question about the US accusation against two Iranian people, he said, 'US policy against Iran has always been clear and they have always laid been charges against many Iranian citizens.'

In response to a question about when the special purpose vehicle (SPV) will be finalized, Qasemi said, 'The mechanism was easy at first, but it encountered problems and did not reach the desired result at the time it was supposed to achieve. We hope to take the necessary steps in this area and go forward.'

The spokesman concluded, 'I have never announced a date and will not. There is a will and an attempt to finalize it, although we also have some complaints. We hope to get the results as quickly as possible.


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