Ghalibaf: Iran to halt implementation of Additional Protocol as of Feb. 23

TEHRAN (ICANA) _ Iran's Parliament Speaker Mohammad-Bagher Ghalibaf says the country will stop implementation of Additional Protocol as of Feb. 23, adding that any form of IAEA access to nuclear sites beyond ‘safeguards Agreement’ is absolutely prohibited and illegal.

The top parliamentarian made thet annoncement via his twitter account on Monday, saying that “According to the law of the Parliament, implementation of the Additional Protocol will be completely stopped from Feb. 23, 2021, and any access beyond the ‘safeguards’ is absolutely prohibited and illegal.”
Any kind of cooperation with IAEA in the future beyond the ‘safeguards’ requires adopting a decision by the Iranian Parliament according to Article 7, so that Article 9 of the Parliament’s law will guarantee its strict implementation, Ghalibaf emphasized.

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