Speaking at a news conference in the Iranian capital on Saturday, Schulz said the Iran and its partners in the nuclear deal were "at the implementation stage of this agreement."
"At the end of this stage a door can be opened for economic cooperation and positive economic development," Schulz said.
The EU announced last month that it had adopted the legal framework to
lift sanctions against Iran, once Tehran has curbed its nuclear
The announcement came shortly after US President Barack Obama ordered
the White House to also take steps towards lifting sanctions on Iran.
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