Nuclear Cooperation Talks in Beijing Next Week

Iran and China signed a deal a year ago to expand   nuclear cooperation.Iran and China signed a deal a year ago to expand   nuclear cooperation.

Iran and China will meet at a conference on nuclear cooperation on April 11 in Beijing. 
China was a member of the group of six major powers (five permanent members of the UN Security Council plus Germany) that signed the 2015 nuclear deal with Iran to curtail its nuclear program in return for relief from international economic and banking sanctions.
The event follows other similar seminars to promote international cooperation on peaceful nuclear energy after the landmark accord went into force in January 2016, hosted by Brussels, Moscow and Isfahan.
Envoys from the other five parties to the historic nuclear deal will attend the Beijing meeting to explore prospects for broader nuclear cooperation within the framework of the pact, formally known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, ISNA reported.
The Iranian delegation will discuss expansion of cooperation with the Chinese side in other areas of mutual interest and visit the nuclear facilities of the East Asian power. Among the nuclear curbs the JCPOA imposed on Iran’s nuclear program was a reconfiguration of the Khondab heavy water reactor to reduce its output of plutonium, a rare substance that can be used to produce nuclear warheads. 


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