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Iran's AEOI releases statement on scaling down JCPOA commitments

IRNA - Islamic Republic News Agency

Tehran, Oct 2, IRNA -- Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) on Wednesday issued a statement on reducing JCPOA commitments and at the same time boosting scientific and strategic nuclear activities.

The statement came following Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei's decisive remarks on scaling down nuclear commitments which is shouldered by the AEOI until desirable achievements are made.

The statement reads that with special attention to the decisive views of Supreme Leader in the field of peaceful nuclear activities and in coordination with the esteemed president and head of Supreme National Security Council, the AEOI will continue extensive scientific and strategic activities and attain new capabilities in in the hardware and software fields within the framework of national regulations and Safeguards commitments until desirable outcomes are achieved.

Reducing nuclear commitments based on the clauses predicted in the JCPOA to strike balance in the country's commitments against its benefits from the deal is a legal issue and is not a case of violation.

Iranian officials have on several occasions announced that if the other parties abide by their commitment under the deal, Iran will also return to it, the statement said.

As international officials and experts were surprised by Iran's valuable nuclear achievements, including production of 20 percent, they will also be astonished by new accomplishments of Iranian experts in the field of peaceful nuclear technology.

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