The Europeans will present a resolution to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) condemning Iran's decision to suspend certain inspections of its nuclear program, the French foreign minister announced on Tuesday.
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This decision "
will lead us in the coming days to issue a protest within the framework of the Board of Governors of the IAEA
", declared Jean-Yves Le Drian before the Foreign Affairs Committee of the National Assembly.
He thus confirmed information from diplomatic sources according to which Germany, France and Great Britain, the three European countries party to the Vienna Agreement, intend to submit a text to the Governing Council for a vote on Friday. calling on Iran to "
" the entire inspection program provided for by this agreement.
Iran for its part sent a new warning on Tuesday against the possible adoption of such a resolution.
At a time when Tehran and the international community seek to salvage the Iranian nuclear deal reached in 2015 in Vienna, Iranian government spokesman Ali Rabii warned that the adoption of such a resolution risked rendering these efforts are in vain.
But he reaffirmed the Iranian executive's commitment to a concerted solution.