EU foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini,
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'Iran has fulfilled its commitment' - Mogherini

International sanctions on Iran have been lifted after its compliance with obligations under its nuclear agreement with world powers was certified.

The EU foreign policy chief, Federica Mogherini, announced the lifting of sanctions in accordance with the deal "as Iran has fulfilled its commitment".

Speaking to the BBC, Ms Mogherini said the lifting of sanctions was vital for Iran and for security in the wider region.

  • 16 Jan 2016
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