Mogherini issues statement on 2nd anniversary of JCPOA
Tehran, July 14, IRNA - High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini in a statement on Friday said that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) was an historic achievement for the security of the region and of the whole world, a success for multilateral diplomacy that has proven to work and deliver.
Eighteen months after its entry into force, the deal has been successfully implemented by all parts, including Iran as confirmed by the six reports issued by the IAEA (International Atomic Energy Agency), Mogherini said as reported by the EU official website.
She released the statement on the occasion of the second anniversary of signing the landmark nuclear deal between Iran and world six major powers (five permanent members of the UN security Council and Germany) on July 14, 2015.
Through the Joint Commission of the JCPOA, that I coordinate, we are monitoring very closely the full implementation of the deal in all its parts. The regular meetings of the Joint Commission, the next one taking place in Vienna next Friday 21 July, are essential to ensure transparency, constant dialogue and implementation by all. In my capacity as coordinator, my task is and will stay to ensure that the deal is fully and effectively implemented by all sides, she said.
'At a time when the world is faced again with threat of unchecked nuclear capabilities, the JCPOA stays as an important contribution to global non-proliferation efforts. This deal belongs to the international community, having been endorsed by the United Nations Security Council, that expects all sides to keep the commitments they took two years ago,' Mogherini said.
The official further noted that the European Union is and will stay committed in preserving and implementing the nuclear deal, and building on it to address the remaining unresolved sources of tension and conflict that are still afflicting the region. A stable and peaceful environment in a conflict-free and cooperative regional order remains our ultimate objective.
Today (Friday) marks the second anniversary of the deal on the Iranian nuclear program: the 14th of July 2015 the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) was agreed by the EU, China, France, Germany, the Russian Federation, the UK, the US, and Iran.
Source: Islamic Republic News Agency