EU, China reaffirm commitment to Iran deal

July 16, 2018

TEHRAN – The European Union (EU) and China issued a joint statement reaffirming their commitment to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), also known as the Iran nuclear deal which was struck back in 2015, according to the EU website.

The statement was released after meeting of European Council President Donald Tusk, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Beijing on Monday.

In the statement, both sides recalled that the JCPOA is a “key element of the global non-proliferation architecture and a significant diplomatic achievement endorsed unanimously by the UN Security Council in its Resolution 2231.”

MH/PA

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