Iran Takes More Steps to Reducing Nuclear Commitments from 2015 Deal

Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif speaks at “Common Security in the Islamic World” forum in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia August 29, 2019. REUTERS/Lai Seng Sin

Iran said on Friday it has taken a step to further scale back Tehran’s commitments to a 2015 nuclear deal, Iran’s ISNA news agency reported.

“Foreign Minister (Mohammad Javad) Zarif, in a letter to EU policy chief (Federica Mogherini) announced that Iran has lifted all sanctions on its Research and Development activities,” ISNA quoted Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi as saying.

SOURCE: Reuters, Parisa Hafezi and Alaa Swilam