Iran, P5+1 FMs discuss steps to implement JCPOA
The foreign ministers of Iran and the P5+1 group of countries have met in New York for the first time since the conclusion of a nuclear agreement between the two sides in July to discuss ways of implementing the accord.
Joined by their deputies as well as the European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini, the top diplomats gathered for an hour-long meeting at 8 a.m. local time (2100 GMT) on Monday, discussing the next steps for putting the July agreement, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), into effect.
The senior officials are in New York to attend the 70th Session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
While in New York, Iran and the P5+1 are also to form a joint commission at the deputy level on the JCPOA’s execution.