EU: Measures to be taken by Tehran not in violation of JCPOA
Tehran, A spokesperson for the EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini said the according to the preliminary assessment of EU, the measures Tehran has vowed to take for development of its nuclear activities would not violate the JCPOA.
Referring to the statements made by head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran ALi Akbar Salehi, the spokesperson told Wall Street Journal that such measures under current sensitive conditions would not however help in building confidence in the nature of Iran's nuclear program.
Salehi told a press conference on Tuesday that Atomic Energy Organization of Iran based on its past experiences was aware of the possibility that the nuclear talks might not lead to a result, or in case of reaching an agreement, it might be violated; therefore, it acted in a way so that it would not lose the time.
He said that the infrastructure in Natanz electricity facility, required for achieving long-term goals, including the multi-thousand SWUs project, has already been constructed by Iranian scientists.
In his address to a large crowds of people at the mausoleum of the founder of the Islamic Republic late Imam Khomeini Monday, Supreme Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei said the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran must make the necessary arrangements to reach 190,000 SWU in the framework provided by the JCPOA and must begin some other preparations that Mr. president has ordered as soon as tomorrow.'
Source: Islamic Republic News Agency - IRNA