Araqchi: Vienna meeting clear manifestation of US int’l isolation
Tehran, Deputy Foreign Minister for Political Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi described recent Vienna joint meeting on JCPOA as a clear manifestation of US isolation in the international scene, saying that the meeting's statement contains points which reveal Iran's success in fulfilling its demands.
Talking to IRNA on Tuesday, he added that during the meeting, certain operational approaches in the fields of oil and banking were discussed and underlined by all the participating foreign ministers, among them was setting aside dollar in transactions with Iran and economic parties.
Asked about achievements of the JCPOA Friday meeting, he said that closing statement was strong in expressing members' resolve to maintain JCPOA in contrast to US will to scrap it.
Head of Iran's nuclear negotiating team with 4+1 Group also recalled the JCPOA foreign ministers' insistence on full implementation of the deal and confirming removal of sanctions and Iran's right to benefit from it as its key section and welcoming continuation of peaceful nuclear cooperation with Iran.
More importantly, the participating foreign ministers stressed the need to maintain enhanced economic ties with Iran, keep effective financial channels for interaction with Iran and continue Iran oil and gas condensates' exports, Araqchi said.
The JCPOA foreign ministers also expressed deep regret over US unilateral exit from the JCPOA, voicing their commitment in a clear opposition to the US unilateral sanctions, to create effective mechanism in dealings with Iran, the official said.
Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA