Dead in the water? Iran snubs nuclear deal as Europe tries to save it

Tehran announced it would backtrack on all commitments agreed to under the 2015 deal.
Friday 06/09/2019
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. (AP)
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. (AP)

DUBAI - Iran said on Friday it has taken a step to further scale back Tehran's commitments to a 2015 nuclear deal, Iran's ISNA news agency reported.

"Foreign Minister (Mohammad Javad) Zarif, in a letter to EU policy chief (Federica Mogherini) announced that Iran has lifted all sanctions on its Research and Development activities," ISNA quoted Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi as saying. 

(Reuters)