The Joint Commission meeting on May 25 will see the deputy foreign ministers of Iran, Russia, China, Germany, Britain and France "address the Iran's concerns regarding USA withdrawal from the JCPOA and necessary guarantees for salvaging the deal", the diplomat said, speaking on condition of anonymity.
Tehran has warned it is preparing to resume "industrial-scale" uranium enrichment "without any restrictions" unless Europe can provide solid guarantees that it can maintain the economic benefits it gained from the nuclear agreement despite the USA reimposing sanctions.
Trump also threatened "the highest level of economic sanction" against the Iranian regime, calling it "the leading state sponsor of terror" in the world.
China's Foreign Minister Wang Yi said Zarif's tour would improve understanding of Iran's position and help Tehran protect its legitimate interests.
"We remain in the agreement and we want to keep it alive, as long as Iran respects it", he added, describing the agreement as "win-win".
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British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said before the meeting in Brussels that "the United Kingdom and our European partners continue to view the nuclear deal as vital for our shared security, and remain fully committed to upholding it". Obama notes that the prohibition on Iran obtaining nuclear weapons is permanent and other provisions that do expire won't for 10 to 25 years.
The Syrian civil war would have given Iran another reason to boost military spending after the nuclear deal was agreed to in 2015.
This, along with its diplomatic moves to orchestrate an end to the Syrian conflict, has put Moscow at loggerheads with the U.S. and Europe, which have intervened against the regime.
The major concern was, and still exists, that the only option left to halt an intransigent Iran seeking a nuclear bomb, would be war. As President of the Republic, we are ready for all options.
Beijing has expressed regret over Trump's decision to withdraw from the 2015 agreement and says it remains committed to the pact.
White House National Security Adviser John Bolton said sanctions could be imposed on European companies.
They might help shield European businesses from USA penalties but have never been used.
"Iran has asked the European Union and particularly Germany, France and Britain to announce as soon as possible their stand on how Iran's interests can be fulfilled and guaranteed under the nuclear agreement after America's withdrawal", the TV report said.