Tehran optimistic, Europe will save the nuclear agreement

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According to Iranian news agency Mehr and Tasmnim, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman, Bahram Ghasemi, has called for the major powers to remain faithful to the nuclear agreement signed in 2015.

Bahram, during the usual Monday press conference, revealed that "there are some ambiguities about the implementation of the EU mechanism to protect trade with Iran from American sanctions. But we remain confident that Europeans can save the agreement ".

In recent months, the High Representative for the Common Foreign and Defense Policy of the European Union, Federica Mogherini announced the decision to establish a financial vehicle with which to circumvent the unilateral sanctions imposed in Teheran by the United States, called SPIRO (European Special Financial Mechanism). This Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) will function as the clearing house of a stock exchange, to allow Iran to continue to sell oil. The mechanism will not include the other signatories of the Iranian nuclear agreement, China and Russia, which will adopt their own payment mechanisms with Tehran.

The United States, the 7 last August, started the first tranche of the sanctions imposed against Teheran, which concern companies that operate in the sectors of the commercialization of the dollar, gold, software for the management of industrial processes and various minerals. as graphite, raw metals and coal.

Since November 5, further measures have come into effect that affect both the country and the activities of Tehran that trade with the regime of the ayatollahs and operate in the banking and oil sectors.

Tehran optimistic, Europe will save the nuclear agreement

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