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Moscow regrets the escalation of tension in connection with Iran from nuclear deal and believes that this is due to the actions of the US. This was stated press Secretary of Russian President Dmitry Peskov, reports TASS Wednesday, may 15.
“We clearly understand that Iran is taking these decisions are not proactive, and responding to the pressure, which is generally contrary to the spirit and letter of the AGREEMENT [the Joint comprehensive plan of action],” he said, noting that “such actions by the U.S. provoked Iran.”
According to the representative of the President in the Kremlin stating that the situation “has a tendency to further escalation”.
Also Peskov said that at the meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Tuesday, may 14, U.S. Secretary of state Michael Pompeo has not made any representations on this issue.
Earlier Wednesday it was reported that the Iranian authorities officially suspended the execution of certain obligations on the nuclear program, stipulated by the AGREEMENT. Now Tehran might resume uranium enrichment and sell it abroad, and to stop the upgrading of heavy water reactor in Arak. The leadership of the Islamic Republic declared that will go to these steps if any of the other transaction parties will not achieve the fulfillment of the conditions of the agreement within 60 days.
It is reported that the reason for this decision to be Iran’s violation of nuclear deal with the United States and U.S. sanctions. The other members of the SVPD — Germany, France, Britain, China and Russia should, according to Iranian authorities, to solve this problem in the near future.
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