The G7 foreign ministers’ meeting in Germany wrapped up a busy two-day agenda on Friday with a 3,500-word statement, including a 500-word section on Iran.
Emphasizing the importance of universal human rights, Brock called on Iran to respect international law. International Covenant on Civil and Political RightsGeneral Assembly resolution adopted in 1966 and in force since 1976.
of Broad G7 Statement Shows Support For UN efforts to hold both Iran and Russia accountable for the “blatant violation” of UN Security Council Resolution 2231, which ratified the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.The United States, France, Germany and the United Kingdom (her G7 members along with Canada, Italy and Japan) Military drones to Russia violate agreementsJCPOA (Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action).
US network CNN said the G7 statement held Iran responsible for not taking the “necessary decisions” needed in international negotiations to restore the JCPOA. Friday cited ‘US intelligence officials’ claiming Tehran It sought Russia’s help in “acquiring additional nuclear material and producing nuclear fuel” if the JCPOA negotiations failed.
Russia has consistently expressed support for the JCPOA, along with China and three Western European signatories, criticizing the US for its 2018 withdrawal and urging Iran to start expanding the program by 2019. . Given the details of the assistance Iran was reportedly seeking, and that she has already enriched uranium to 60% and has a uranium stockpile that far exceeds the JCPOA limit, CNN said why Russia? He did not disclose whether he needed the support of
Germany’s Annalena Baerbock, UK’s James Cleverly, Italy’s Antonio Tajani, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and French Foreign Minister Catherine Colonna at the G7 Foreign Ministers’ meeting at the City Hall in Münster, Germany, November 4, 2022. Attend an in-meeting work session.
Adrian Watson, a spokesperson for the National Security Council, did not confirm CNN’s story, but said the United States “is working with partners to uncover the growing ties between Iran and Russia and to hold them accountable.” It’s a burden,” he told the network. “The JCPOA is not on the agenda,” she said.
The G7 statement “expressed concern about the continued expansion of Iran’s nuclear programme, but did not specifically mention the JCPOA, saying that Iran “has a legal obligation and political commitment in the field of nuclear non-proliferation.” We will comply with the above without delay.”
The statement pledged to continue work between the G7 and “other international partners…” to address Iran’s nuclear escalation and inadequate cooperation with the IAEA. [International Atomic Energy Agency] for that matter [Nuclear] The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) protects the agreement. One of the issues hindering progress in the JCPOA negotiations is the Iran Requests IAEA to Investigate Traces of Unexplained Uranium Found at sites related to Iran’s nuclear program before 2003.
The G7 statement also accused Iran of “destabilizing activities in and around the Middle East,” including “transfers of advanced weapons … to state and non-state actors,” Syrian President Bashar al-Assad appears to be referring to his ties to Lebanon’s Hezbollah. , the Palestinian armed group, Yemen’s Ansar Allah.
The statement lamented “the Iranian government’s encroachment on civic space, independent journalism, and targeting of human rights defenders, including by shutting down the internet and social media.” It called on the Iranian authorities to “respect the universal rights accorded to women under relevant international human rights treaties and treat women equally.” It called for the release of “recently arrested protesters, wrongfully detained prisoners, including children, journalists, human rights defenders, and … accountability for perpetrators of human rights violations and abuses” in Iran.