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Kharrazi says INSTEX does not go beyond a “claim” ۱۶ تیر ۱۳۹۸

Kharrazi says INSTEX does not go beyond a “claim”

Kharrazi says INSTEX does not go beyond a “claim”TEHRAN – Kamal Kharrazi, chairman of Iran's Strategic Council on Foreign Relations, believes that INSTEX, a European payment system for trade with Iran designed to circumvent U.S. sanctions imposed on Tehran, lacks teeth.
While INSTEX has positive aspects, it does not go further than a “claim” at the moment, Kharrazi told the Young Journalists Club (YJC) on Friday.
Representatives from the remaining countries signatory to the nuclear deal (JCPOA) held a joint session in Vienna on June 28 to explore ways to save the collapse of the nuclear deal as Iran is scaling back its nuclear commitments in response to reimposition of sanctions and lack of a concrete step by the EU to shield Tehran from sanctions effect.
Kharrazi, who was Iran’s chief diplomat from 1997 to 2005, said there were no definitive assessments of the meeting, but with only several millions of euros of credit that the Europeans had allocated to INSTEX, business would d..