has been a long time coming, but the devastating sanctions that were
placed on the Islamic Republic of Iran have finally been lifted by
the international community after the successful nuclear negotiations
in the summer of last year.
a statement released today, the Iranian Foreign Minister, Javad
Zarif, confirmed that the crippling sanctions on Iran will finally be
lifted as of Saturday, January 16th, 2016.
news from Iran comes just 48 hours after the Iranian Navy seized 10
U.S. sailors that were caught violating the Iranian part of the
sanctions against Tehran have been officially lifted after the UN
nuclear watchdog – the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) –
released a statement saying Iran has fulfilled all of the measures
required under its deal with six world powers.
report was submitted to IAEA board of governors and to the United
Nations Security Council,IAEA
director general Yukiya Amano said on Saturday, adding that "it
was issued after agency inspectors on the ground verified that Iran
has carried out all measures required under the JCPOA to enable
implementation day to occur."
release of the IAEA director’s report on Iran’s nuclear program
inaugurates the beginning of the implementation of the Joint
Comprehensive Plan of Action [JCPOA],”
Russia’s foreign ministry said in a statement