The building of the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian Federation. Maksim Blinov
MOSCOW, 10 Oct — the US withdrawal from the agreement on the Iranian nuclear program undermines the non-proliferation Treaty of nuclear weapons (NPT), said the Director of the Department for nonproliferation and arms control Ministry of foreign Affairs of Russia Vladimir Ermakov.
“The US withdrawal from AGREEMENT (a Joint comprehensive plan of action on Iran’s nuclear program — ed.) consider it a serious miscalculation that would undermine the NPT, is politically very short-sighted step,” he said. during the General debate of the First Committee of the UN General Assembly, the text of his speech published on the foreign Ministry website.
He noted that Russia intends to comply with their commitments under nuclear deal and shared with other parties to the agreement seeking effective mechanisms to protect trade and economic cooperation with Iran from extraterritorial U.S. sanctions.