Fonte/Source, Sputnik, Iran’s Foreign Minister Javad Zarif and EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini delivered a joint statement on the results of the talks on Tehran’s nuclear program in Lausanne.
“The European Union will terminate implementation of all nuclear related economic and financial sanctions. And the United States will cease the application of all nuclear related economic and financial sanctions simultaneously either IAEA verified implementation by Iran of its key nuclear commitments,” Federica Mogherini said at the press conference.
The UN Security Council and a number of countries have imposed several rounds of sanctions on Iran, accusing the country of developing nuclear weapons under a guise of a civilian program, a claim Tehran has repeatedly denied.
At the same time, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said the United States and the European Union would stop implementing anti-Iranian sanctions, according to the final agreement to be reached by June 30 deadline.
He said that Tehran would continue enrichment under peaceful nuclear program and within the framework of the agreement. However, there still are differences between Iran and the United States, Zarif noted.
Tehran would sell enriched uranium in exchange foe natural uranium, the Iranian foreign minister said.
Mogherini said that Iran’s stockpile will be limited. According to the reached agreement, only an enrichment facility in Natanz will continue operating. She added that Fordow nuclear facility would be converted into a nuclear phisics site.Solutions agreed at Iran nuclear talks will create a basis of a future agreement between the P5+1 and Tehran, the EU top diplomat said.
The Iranian top diplomat said that all the resolutions of the United Nations Security Council would be terminated under the future nuclear deal adding that mechanisms would be created to verify that the agreement would be implemented.
Agreements on the Islamic Republic’s nuclear issue would be endorsed by a new UN Security Council resolution.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said via Twitter that solutions on key parameters of the Islamic Republic’s nuclear issue had been reached.
US Secretary of State John Kerry said that the P5+1 group and Tehran had reached a framework agreement.