Kingdom welcomes US decision to halt sanctions waivers for Iran's Fordow plant

Thursday 1441/3/24 - 2019/11/21
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Riyadh, November 20, 2019, SPA -- An official source at the Foreign Ministry expressed the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia's welcome of and satisfaction with the U.S. decision to halt sanctions waivers for Iran's Fordow plant effective December 15, 2019.
The source stressed that the kingdom supports the US step because of its importance in addressing Iran's violations and breaches of international conventions and treaties related to its nuclear program. It also reflects the legitimacy of the kingdom's concern about Iran's nuclear activities in line with its position calling for the need for ensuring the immediate return of sanctions in case Iran violates the nuclear agreement.
The source praised the US decision, stressing the need for the international community to take a similar firm stand on Iran's excesses because they undermine international security and peace.
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