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Shamkhani: Supervising board on JCPOA to review US Senate approval

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, June 18, IRNA -- Secretary of Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani said on Sunday that in recent meeting of supervising board for implementation of Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) the US Senate approval was carefully considered and necessary decisions were made for reciprocal acts and moves.

He called these moves as hostile and unlawful behavior against Islamic Republic of Iran.

Shamkhani added continuation of unconstructive route of former US government against Iran indicated that rulers of the country without paying attention to accepted international norms are trying to find pretexts to increase tensions and insecurity in the region.

Concerning recent statements of the US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Shamkhani said that the US extremists and Daesh (ISIS) are two sides of a coin with common goal and different tools are following to have negative effects on domestic environment of country and to create a security atmosphere in Iran.

Shamkhani described belligerent statements of the US secretary of State as a clear proof for modern barbarism, and added that unfortunately today in the region and in international arena there are people and countries who talk about stability and security, but they are cause of insecurity and roots of vandalism and development of terrorism themselves.

Failed experience of the imposed war, all-out sanctions and massive terrorist acts against Iran indicated the perfect cohesion of the country upon people's support and legitimacy, would not be damaged by such acts, Shamkhani said.

The aim of the enemy by imposing such sanctions has negative effects on the countries economic and vulnerability of the society against economic pressures, Shamkhani said, resistance economy and consolidation of internal structure of the regime would be pivotal strategy for management of changes in economic, politics and security arena.


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