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Iran summons French ambassador over tweet on sanctions

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on Sunday (local time) summoned the French over his colleague's tweets regarding the possible re-imposition of sanctions on the Middle-Eastern country upon the expiry of the (JCPOA) in 2025.

The tweet in question was posted by France's to the US, Gerard Araud, according to Sputnik.

condemned the statement, labeling it as "unacceptable," accusing the of an "open violation" of the JCPOA.

The deal, also referred to as the Nuclear Deal, was clinched in 2015 by Iran, USA, Russia, France, China, UK, Germany, and the

limited its enrichment capacities, opening its sites to inspections by the (IAEA) in exchange for sanctions being lifted.

The re-instated sanctions against after exiting from the accord after US took office following the 2016

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First Published: Mon, April 15 2019. 05:39 IST