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Int’l lawyer urges Europe to announce US accountability of killing JCPOA

Tehran, A prominent law expert from Geneva's Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in a message requested European leaders to announce US responsibility of walking away from Iran nuclear deal.

Courageous European leaders should officially declare that [US President] Donald Trump would be responsible for all the consequences arising from killing the Iran Deal, Reza Nasri said in a Twitter message on Sunday.

The European Parliament - as an institution representing EU public opinion - should also take this position, he added.

The US administration has done a great deal during the past year to kill Iran nuclear deal also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

This is while, the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) has already confirmed ten times Iran's commitment to the landmark July 2015 international deal.

More than one hundred American political and military figures earlier in a statement urged US President Donald Trump to stay in Iran nuclear deal.

The Iran nuclear accord, assailed by President Trump and his revamped retinue of advisers, received a strong endorsement from a bipartisan group of more than 100 national security veterans, who said the United States gains nothing by scrapping it, said the statement signed by 118 people and released by The New York Times.

According to the US daily, 'The group, which calls itself the National Coalition to Prevent an Iranian Nuclear Weapon, enumerated 10 reasons that, in its view, preserving the accord is in the best interests of the United States.

Source: Islamic Republic News Agency

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