TEHRAN, Dec. 11 (Press Shia) – UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson reassured Iran’s nuclear chief Salehi that Donald Trump’s policies toward the nuclear deal have no basis for implementation.
The British Secretary of Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Boris Johnson held a meeting with the head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Ali Akbar Salehi in Tehran on Sunday, during which the two sides discussed Iran nuclear deal (JCPOA), regional developments and bilateral relations.
Johnson voiced his country’s full support for Iran nuclear deal, stressing his intention to urge Washington to remain committed to the agreement during his upcoming meeting with members of the US Congress.
“The prevalent atmosphere in the US continues to be in support of preserving the JCPOA,” Johnson said. “The policies of the US president toward the agreement has not much basis for implementation.”
The British diplomat further stressed his country’s efforts for the gradual removal of obstacles to banking transactions between the two sides.
Salehi, for his part, underscored Iran’s principled position on abiding with all its commitments, including those related to the nuclear deal, and called for removal of banking restrictions as a vital step toward preserving the JCPOA.
The two sides further exchanged views on the latest situation in Iraq, Syria, Yemen, as well as the current tension in Iran-Saudi Arabia relations.
The sides also voiced interest in expanding cooperation in the fields of applied science and nuclear medicine.