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Publish Date: 17:36 - 21 October 2017
TEHRAN, October 21 - There is no alternative to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, also referred to as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), Secretary General of the European External Action Service Helga Schmid told the Moscow Non-proliferation Conference on Saturday.

No alternative to Iran deal, says top EU diplomatTEHRAN, Young Journalists Club (YJC) - Schmid added that repudiating the deal would “negatively impact European security”, as quoted by the Interfax news agency.

Brussels will do its utmost to preserve the landmark agreement, Schmid said, adding that she will visit Tehran personally in November to discuss the developments around the JCPOA.

According to Schmid, the European Union expects that all the parties to the Iranian nuclear agreement to continue implementation of all provisions of the agreement.

"This agreement is working… And for the European Union, I can say that we have every interest to protect this agreement and we will continue to protect [it]," she said.

Schmid also said that the European Union is supportive of Tehran's efforts to reestablish economic ties with other countries around the world.

The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran's nuclear program was adopted on July 14, 2015, in Vienna. Tehran has pledged to limit its nuclear activitiesin return for lifting sanctions.

On January 16, 2016, it was announced that the deal had been launched.


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