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Russian diplomat sees no problems with Iran's nuclear deal implementation

A Russian diplomat says the work with the joint plan of action on Iran's nuclear program continues without any problems

MOSCOW, June 30. /TASS/. The work on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on solving Iran’s nuclear dispute continues and there are no serious problems concerning its implementation, Russia's permanent representative to the international organizations in Vienna Vladimir Voronkov said on Thursday.

"The work on implementation is ongoing as normal," Voronkov said. "No serious problems and mishaps have been seen and this means that the document can be called balanced and efficient." Iran hasn’t voiced any discontent about the provisions of the document either, he added.

"This document is one of the most weighted, serious and balanced international documents that the international community managed to adopt over the past years," Voronkov said, adding that the document "does not give rise to contradictions but works towards rapprochement."

The JCPOA is "an example of diplomatic work" where the interests of all participants of talks have been thoroughly balanced and measured, the diplomat stressed.

On 14 July 2015, the P5+1 group of international mediators (five permanent members of UN Security Council - US, UK, Russia, China, France - and Germany) and Iran signed the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action on Tehran’s nuclear program. Iran will not produce weapons-grade plutonium and limit its stockpile of uranium enriched to 3.67% to 300 kilograms for the next 15 years. Tehran also agreed to modernize its nuclear facilities and use them for exclusively peaceful purposes.

Sanctions will be gradually removed from Iran. The arms embargo imposed by UN Security Council will be kept in place for five years, ban for supplying ballistic missile technologies to Iran - for eight years. Experts from the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) will monitor nuclear facilities in Iran for the next 25 years. If any points of the agreement are violated by Iran, sanctions against the country will be renewed.