TEHRAN (defapress) – The head of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran Ali Akbar Salehi rejected any claim regarding inspection of military sites stipulated as a provision in JCPOA.
News ID: 66747
Publish Date: 29October 2017 - 17:00
Pointing to the claims over military sites inspection, head
of Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI), Ali Akbar Salehi said "section T
in Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) does not refer to any particular
inspection but voluntary commitments always welcomed by Iran.
Speaking to the reporters on Sunday following his joint
press conference with head of International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) Yukiya
Amano, Salehi said "we have always talked on JCPOA's section T while it is
totally a clear-cut issue and Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas
Araghchi has voiced Iran's positions regarding the issue to the Agency."
"The agreements have been made over section T and different
aspects were taken into considerations while its formulation and like other
provisions of the historic deal, the opposite party resorts to the
interpretations according to its taste and wishes," added Iranian Top
Pointing to the visit of IAEA head Amano to France and his
meeting with French President Emmanuel Macron, Salehi said Amano has assessed
his discussion with Macron as positive, asserting France is willing to maintain
JCPOA, and asking IAEA to play its role more seriously and strongly.
Iran senior official reiterated his remarks over any kind of
inspection on military sites and the fact that no provision has been mentioned
in Agreement on Safeguards, Additional Protocol or JCPOA.
Ali Akbar Salehi also made remarks over Iran’s Nuclear
Propulsion Program and appreciated the Iranian Parliament for allocating a
budget to it, stating that though this program is a time consuming process, a
technical team has been designated to execute it and technical infrastructure
is being provided. He predicted that it takes 10 to 15 years for the program to
come to result.