Negotiations for a framework deal over the nuclear program of Iran took place between the foreign ministers of the countries at a series of meetings held from March 26 to April 2, in Lausanne , Switzerland. On April 2 the talks came to a conclusion and a press conference was held by Federica Mogherini High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Mohammad Javad Zarif Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iran to announce that the eight parties had reached an agreement on a framework deal.
The parties announced, "Today, we have taken a decisive step: we have reached solutions on key parameters of a Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action," which they intended to complete by June Nobody has obligations now other than obligations that we already undertook under the Joint Plan of Action that we adopted in Geneva in November According to this framework, Iran would redesign, convert, and reduce its nuclear facilities and accept the Additional Protocol with provisional application in order to lift all nuclear-related economic sanctions, freeing up tens of billions of dollars in oil revenue and frozen assets.
The joint statement outlines the following: .
In addition to the final statement, both the United States and Iran have made public more detailed descriptions of their agreement. Officials of both sides acknowledge that they have different narratives on this draft.
What Iran's move from the 2015 nuclear deal means
On 22 July , Abbas Araghchi, Iran's deputy foreign minister who led the negotiations, made an announcement on state-controlled television that the recently reached nuclear deal with the world powers did not include limitations on Iran's weapons capabilities or missile power and that Tehran would keep arming its regional allies.
The level of enrichment must also remain at 3.
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Iran will retain no more than 6, out of almost 20, centrifuges it possesses. There are two uranium enrichment facilities in Iran— Natanz and Fordo.
At Fordo, no enrichment will be permitted for 15 years, and the underground facility will be converted into a nuclear, physics and technology centre. Iran will be allowed to allocate the current stockpile of enriched materials for the purpose of producing nuclear fuel or swapping it with uranium in the international markets. These comprehensive solutions permit Iran to continue its enrichment program inside its territory and also allowed to continue its production of nuclear fuel for running its nuclear power plants.
According to the U. State Department fact sheet and a joint statement by Iran and the EU, Iran has agreed to convert its underground Fordo facility into a research centre for nuclear science and physics and about half of the Fordo facility would be dedicated to advanced nuclear research and production of stable radioisotopes which have important applications in medicine, agriculture, industry and science.
Iran nuclear deal framework
According to Press TV, the implementation of JCPOA followed by lifting of all the UN Security Council sanctions as well as all economic and financial embargoes by the United States and the European Union imposed on Iran's banks, insurance, investment, and all other related services in different fields, including petrochemical, oil, gas and automobile industries will be immediately lifted all at once.
Iran will be required to provide the International Atomic Energy Agency access to all of its declared facilities so that the agency can be assured of the peaceful nature of the nuclear program. Iran will be required to grant access to the IAEA to investigate suspicious sites or allegations of a covert enrichment facility, conversion facility, centrifuge production facility, or yellowcake production facility anywhere in the country.
According to the Iranian fact sheet, Iran will implement the Additional Protocol temporarily and voluntarily in line with its confidence-building measures and after that the protocol will be ratified in a time frame by the Iranian government and parliament Majlis.
At the same time, in hope we entrust to the merciful Lord the framework recently agreed to in Lausanne, that it may be a definitive step toward a more secure and fraternal world. He neither accepted nor rejected the framework deal and stated that: "nothing has happened yet.
It would pave it. He urged all sides to work out a final agreement before the 30 June deadline. A majority of Congress including all Republicans and some Democrats opposed the deal. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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