UNITED NATIONS (Sputnik) – The nuclear program of Iran has grown smaller since the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) came into effect and has been under the most thorough scrutiny by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), according to Director General of the IAEA Yukiya Amano.
"Iran is now subject to the world’s most robust nuclear verification regime. Our inspectors have expanded access to sites, and have more information about Iran’s nuclear program, which is smaller than it was before the JCPOA came into effect," Amano told the UN General Assembly, adding that the IAEA will continue with its verification.
According to the IAEA director general, Iran implements its nuclear-related commitments, undertaken under the JCPOA.
In response to Trump's announcement, many members of the P5+1 group that brokered the historic deal in 2015 yet again stated that they believe Iran was in compliance with the nuclear deal.