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Zarif raps E3 for paralysis to honor JCPOA commitments

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Sept 24, IRNA -- Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif in a message rebuked the European signatories to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action for the paralysis to honor their commitment.

"E3's paralysis in fulfilling their obligations w/o US permission has been clear since May 2018," Zarif wrote in his Twitter account on Tuesday.

He added: "Solution to this deficiency: mustering will to forge independent path–not parroting absurd US claims & requests INCONSISTENT with JCPOA."

"No new deal before compliance w/ current one," Zarif reiterated.

Zarif remarks came in reaction to Europeans' statement calling for a new agreement with Iran.

The E3 in a joint statement requested Iran for renegotiate on its nuclear deal, missile issues and regional security.

"The time has come for Iran to accept negotiation on a long-term framework for its nuclear program as well as on issues related to regional security," E3 concluded in their statement.


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