Confirmation of Verification of Iranian Actions Pursuant to the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action

Press Statement
John Kerry
Secretary of State
Washington, DC
January 16, 2016

I hereby confirm that the International Atomic Energy Agency has verified that Iran has fully implemented its required commitments as specified in Sections 15.1-15.11 of Annex V of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). The U.S. sanctions-related commitments described in Sections 17.1-17.5 of Annex V of the JCPOA are now in effect.

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