Iran has officially halted some of its commitments to the 2015 nuclear deal in line with the decision to give a 60-day ultimatum to the remaining parties to the deal to fulfill their obligations, Iranian media reported, citing an anonymous official in the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran.
The commitments have been suspended following an order by the country’s Supreme National Security Council, the anonymous official was quoted as saying by ISNA.
Iran announced last week to revisit certain aspects of the deal, officialy known as the the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), in the face of lack of commitments from the other signatories to the agreement.
Tehran also said that the remaining parties to the deal have a 60-day period to fulfill their obligations, particularly those regarding Tehran’s economic interests in the banking and energy sectors, before reducing further commitments to the agreement stage by stage.
The decision was made in the wake of Washington’s move to ramp up pressure against Iran, by re-imposing new sanctions, including restrictions on Iran’s low-level uranium enrichment, and ending the sanctions waivers for Iran’s major oil clients.
Source: Iranian media