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China calls for full implementation of JCPOA

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, June 3, IRNA -- China's Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang on Monday called for full implementation of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).

Geng Shuang made the remarks in a regular press conference on Monday.

Commenting about the latest quarterly report submitted by the general director of the International Atomic Energy Agency on May 30 which reaffirmed that Iran has been abiding by the JCPOA, he said that "as China notes, the IAEA general-director's report confirms for the 15th consecutive time that Iran is abide by the JCPOA and fully cooperates with the IAEA, and the IAEA has verified sound implementation of the JCPOA and China highly praises it.

For some time, faced with tensions triggered by the "maximum pressure" and unilateral sanctions imposed by the US, signed parties to the JCPOA have maintained close communication and consultation. All parties stressed their commitment of defending and implementing the JCPOA and fulfillment of their respective duties and obligations, the Chinese Foreign Ministry's official website reported, Geng said.

He said that "The complete and effective implementation of the Iranian nuclear deal is both the requirement of the Security Council resolutions and the only viable way to ease tensions and resolve the Iranian nuclear issue, which serves the shared interests of the international community."

"China will continue to work with all relevant parties to this end and firmly uphold our own legitimate rights and interests," he said.


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