Iran to suspend a number of nuclear agreements: ministry

TEHERAN: I Ran Has Decided To Suspend Some Of His Obligations Under A Milestone In 2015 With Important Powers That Abandoned Washington Last Year, The Foreign Ministry Reported Wednesday.

"The decision of the high security council to 'stop acting on some of the Islamic Republic of I Ran 's commitments under the JCPOA (nuclear deal)' was communicated to the heads of state of the countries" still party to the deal -- Britain, China, France, Germany and Russia, the ministry said.

It Said That Deputy Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas Araghchi Had Presented The Decision To The Ambassadors Of The Five Countries On Wednesday.

The meeting came after US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accused I Ran of planning "imminent" attacks on a hastily organised visit to neighbouring Iraq on Tuesday.

Washington Has Also Deployed An Assault Group For Airfield Ships And A Number Of Huge, N-B-52 Bombers In The Middle East, As John Bolton, The National Security Advisor, Warned That Washington Would Respond With" Inexorable Force." On Every Attack By Tehran.

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif dismissed the US military deployments and stressed that I Ran 's actions were not in breach of the nuclear deal it signed with major powers.

The Islamic Republic Has Found It Suitable To Stop Some Of Its Obligations And Measures It Has Voluntarily Taken Under The Nuclear Deal, Zarif Told The Moscow State Television, Where He Was On An Official Visit.

Emphasising that " I Ran will not withdraw" from the deal, Zarif said "this right has been set for I Ran in the JCPOA; we are not operating outside of the JCPOA but are in fact working in its framework."

He said the measures were in line with Sections 26 and 36 of the deal, which allow I Ran to cease some or all of its commitments if the United States or other parties fail to adhere to the agreement, including by reimposing sanctions.

The United States Restated Unilateral Sanctions Last Year After Abolishing The Agreement, Formally Known As The Joint Comprehensive Action Plan (JCPOA) In May

Under the deal, I Ran agreed to rein in its nuclear activities in return for an easing of sanctions.