The United States is actually exacerbating the Middle East situation, Iran announced not to restrict nuclear activity.
Iran announced the end of its historic nuclear program in 2015 between Iran and the P5 + 1 countries (China, France, Russia, the United Kingdom, the United States, Germany) and the European Union after a series of turmoil. recently.
|US President Donald Trump aims to force Iran to sit down at the negotiating table for a new nuclear deal.|
Iran’s state news agency IRNA on January 5, the Iranian government announced that it would end all commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran Nuclear Agreement.
The announcement came after an emergency meeting of the Iranian National Security Council to discuss Iran’s nuclear policy, after Major General Qasem Soleimani was killed by US air strikes outside the international airport. Baghdad (Iraq).
“Iran will end the final limit in the nuclear agreement with respect to the limit on the number of centrifuges. As a result, Iran’s nuclear program will have no limits on production, including the possibility of production. enrichment, percentage of enrichment and amount of enriched uranium and extensive research, “the statement said.
The Iranian government has also confirmed that it will continue to cooperate with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), and will return to the nuclear deal if the embargo is lifted and Iranian interests are guaranteed.
Iran has gradually abolished its commitment by increasing its uranium enrichment rate on an increasing scale, in response to a move to withdraw from the deal and re-impose economic sanctions by the Trump administration. The latest move by the Iranian Government is believed to be contingent on Washington not showing any signal for eliminating Iran sanctions.
In addition, the US response to the killing of Special Forces Commander Quds of the Iranian Armed Forces – Major General Qasem Soleimani, accompanied by a reminder that Iran sat down to negotiate and affirmed that Tehran would only win in the negotiations, not Can win by force if confronted with the US.
The Iranian government’s response to the implementation of its nuclear commitment prompted the leaders of Britain, France and Germany to speak up immediately. German Chancellor Angela Merkel, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and French President Emmanuel Macron issued a joint statement on January 5, calling on Iran to comply with the 2015 nuclear agreement and curbing any violent actions to stabilize the zone. field.
|Leaders of England, Germany and France reassure Iran in fulfilling their nuclear commitments. Photo: British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron attended the G7 summit in France in August 2019.|
With rising tensions in the Middle East, European leaders have also urged Iran to refrain from “violent acts or supporting violent actions”. “The most important thing now is to go down the stress ladder. We urge all stakeholders to exercise restraint and to show maximum responsibility,” the statement said.
Russia has not commented on the statement from the Iranian Government in a phone call with French President Emmanuel Macron on January 4, Russian President Vladimir Putin said that the US has escalated tensions in the region by operating. attack on Iranian General Soleimani.
According to the Kremlin, Putin and Macron both believe that US air strikes in Iraq can escalate tensions in the region.
The Russian Foreign Ministry issued a statement stating this was a risky move to undermine peace and stability, which would increase tensions throughout the region.