Resolution ٢٢٣١ is still fully binding

Informal meeting of foreign ministers Iran and the 1 + 4 group (Germany, France, Britain, Russia and China) with the presence of Joseph Borrell in charge of foreign policy European Union It ended about two and a half minutes ago, and a joint statement was issued at the end.

«۱. Meeting of the Foreign Ministers of the three governments / EU + two (China, France, the Russian Federation, the United Kingdom, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy) and the Islamic Republic of Iran, members of the Comprehensive Joint Action Plan ( Barjam ), Was held virtually on ٢١ December ٢٠٢٠ (١ December.). The meeting was chaired by Mr. Joseph Borrell, High Representative of the Union.

٢. The members of Borjam reaffirmed their commitment to the agreement, reiterating their efforts to do so. They continue the need for full and effective implementation of Borjam by all parties and address the current challenges [برجام], Including nuclear non-proliferation and sanctions lifting commitments.

٣. The Ministers stressed the importance of the Agency’s role as the only independent and impartial international body mandated by the United Nations Security Council to monitor and verify non-proliferation commitments under the IAEA Board. They stressed the importance of continuing to cooperate in good faith with the Agency.

4. The Foreign Ministers noted that the UN Security Council, endorsed by UN Security Council Resolution 5, is still a key element in the global nuclear non-proliferation system and an important achievement of multilateral diplomacy that plays a role in regional and international peace and security. has it. The ministers reiterated their deep regret over the US withdrawal from the agreement. They emphasized that the resolution was still fully binding.

5. The ministers agreed to continue talks to ensure full implementation of the UN Security Council by all parties. “The ministers considered the prospect of a possible US return to the UN Security Council and reaffirmed their readiness to address the issue in a positive light and in a joint effort.”