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Iran announced the suspension of particular responsibilities below the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also referred to as the nuclear bargain, earlier this season, saying that the other signatories have a 60-day period to match their obligations involving the US sanctions against the nation.

Tehran formally stopped some of the atomic deal’s responsibilities following an order from the nation’s national safety council, ISNA reported on Wednesday, citing an anonymous official at the Atomic Energy Organisation of Iran.

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President Hassan Rouhani declared the suspension of certain obligations under the deal regarding reserves of carbon dioxide and heavy water just one year following his American counterpart declared that Washington was leaving the JCPOA and reinstating sanctions against the Islamic Republic, citing the Iranian nuclear programme as a pretext for its choice.

US. army soldiers stand next a military vehicle in the town of Bartella, east of Mosul, Iraq, December 27, 2016

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Commenting on Tehran’s move, Moscow said that Iran had left the obligations voluntarily and might prevent them if additional signatories to the agreement fail to abide by the accord.

At exactly the exact identical time, France has encouraged Tehran to keep its end of the bargain, noting that sanctions may be levied by European counties when Iran fails to abide by the arrangement.


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