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Text of Iran's package to 5+1 group


Iran submitted its updated nuclear package to the six major powers (five permanent members of the UN Security Council and Germany) on Wednesday. The package was presented to the countries' ambassadors or representatives in Tehran.


Following is the complete text of the package:



In the Name of the Almighty


Cooperation for Peace, Justice and Progress


Package of proposals by the Islamic Republic of Iran


Comprehensive and Constructive Negotiations


There is no doubt that our world is at the threshold of entering a new era. The difficult era characterized by domination of empires, predominance of military powers, dominance of organized and interrelated media networks and competition on the basis of offensive capability and the power from conventional and non-conventional weapons is coming to an end. A new era characterized by cultural approach and rational thinking, and respect for the true godly essence of humankind is flourishing and blossoming. Many of the predicaments facing our world today, such as the unprecedented economic crises, cultural and identity crisis, political and security dilemmas, and the mushrooming of terrorism, organized crimes and illicit drugs are the products of the fading era of domination of ungodly ways of thinking prevailing in the global relations and the ominous legacy for present and future generations of humanity.


Resolution of these problems and creating a world filled with spirituality, friendship, prosperity, wellness and security requires reorganization and creating an opportunity for broad and collective participation in the management of the world. The existing mechanisms are not capable to meet the present needs of humankind and their ineffectiveness has been clearly proven in the realms of economy, politics, culture and security. These mechanisms and structures are the direct products of relations based on brute power and domination, while our world today needs mechanisms that come from divine and godly thinking and an approach based on human values and compassion. The new mechanisms should pave the way for the advancement, full blossoming of the talents and potential of all nations and establishment of lasting world peace and security.


The Iranian nation is prepared to enter into dialogue and negotiation in order to lay the ground for lasting peace and regionally inspired and generated stability for the region and beyond and for the continued progress and prosperity of the nations of the region and the world. Our desire to enter into this dialogue and cooperative relationships proceeds from our inherent national, regional an international capacity and strength, our principled and historical commitment in applying this capacity to foster peace, tranquility, progress and well-being for nations in our region and beyond. We stand ready to enter into this dialogue on the basis of godly and human principles and values, including the recognition of the rights of nations, respect for sovereignty and principles of democracy and the right of people to have free election, as well as refraining from imposing pressure or threats and moving forward on the solid foundation of justice and law.


The Islamic republic of Iran believes that within the framework of principles of justice, democracy and multilateralism, a wide range of security, political, economic and cultural issues at regional and global levels could be included in these negotiations with a view of fostering constructive cooperation for advancement of nation and promotion of peace and stability in the region and the world.


As it was clearly stated last year in our proposed package, the Islamic Republic of Iran believes that drawing lessons from the past mistakes and not insisting on futile and pointless paths that have proven to be of no avail is the prerequisite for the success in the upcoming negotiations. Accordingly, the commitment of all parties involved to, firstly, composition of new structure of international interaction that is free from past errors, and secondly expression of good intent by all parties both in words and deeds in demonstrating commitment to justice and law can lead to a new phase in negotiations for a long-term cooperation with a view to consolidating lasting peace and security in the region and the world.


Political, security, economic and international issues are the primary subjects that have raised shared concerns in the region and the world for governments and nations. The Islamic Republic of Iran firmly believes that proceeding from principles and fundamentals stated above and in light of the present state of affairs in our world we all need to show compassion and concern for the destiny of humanity and to turn these shared concerns into collective commitments for the purpose of paving the way for effective regional and international cooperation.


The Islamic Republic of Iran voices its readiness to embark on comprehensive, all-encompassing and constructive negotiations, aiming at acquiring a clear framework for cooperative relationships by ensuring the adherence of all parties to collective commitments, a future free from injustice that promises welfare and progress free from double standards for oil nations of the region and the world.


Proceeding from regional and international priorities, the axes of the negotiations for peace and prosperity can be included in three main areas: political-security issues, international issues and economic issues.


1. Political-Security issues


1.1 Protecting human dignity, respect for their culture and their rights.


1.2 Consolidating stability and fostering just peace, promotion of democracy and enhancement of prosperity on nations in region that suffer from instability, militarism, violence and terrorism on the basis of:


First: Respect for the rights of nations and national interests of sovereign states.


Second: Consolidating the national sovereignty of countries in the framework of democratic practices.


Third: Refraining from violence and militarism.


Fourth: Tackling the root causes of terrorism.


Some parts of the world, especially in the Middle East, the Balkans, parts of Africa, South America and East Asia need to be accorded priority. Joint efforts and interactions to help the people of Palestine to draw a comprehensive, democratic and equitable plan in order to help the people of Palestine to achieve all-embracing peace, lasting security and to secure their fundamental rights could be good examples of those cooperative relations.


1.3 Combating common security threats by dealing effectively and firmly with the main causes of security threats including terrorism, illicit drugs, illegal migrations, organized crimes and piracy.


2. International Issues


2.1 Reform of the United Nations and the Security Council and raising their effectiveness on the basis of principles of democracy and justice.


2.2 Elevating the weight and position of environmental issues in the international relations and fostering collective participation in the management of environmental issues.


2.3 Equitable definition and codification of the rights to space and sharing of all possessors of space technologies in the management and fair use of space.


2.4 Definition and codification of the rights relating to new and advanced technologies.


2.5 Promoting a rule-based and equitable oversight function of the IAEA and creating the required mechanisms for use of clean nuclear energy in agriculture, industry, and medicine and power generation.


2.6 Promoting the universality of NPT mobilizing global resolve and putting into action real and fundamental programs toward complete disarmament and preventing development and proliferation of nuclear, chemical and microbial weapons.


2.7 Enhancement of ethical and human considerations and their full observance in international mechanisms, ties and practices.


3. Economic Issues


3.1 Energy and its security in production, supply, transport and consumption.


3.2 Trade and investment.


3.3 Capacity building for promotion of public welfare, global poverty alleviation, reducing social gaps and bridging the gap between the South and the North.


3.4 Finding the root causes of global economic and financial crisis and preventing the occurrence of other manifestations of crisis in the world economy and designing new and just mechanisms.


3.5 Combating underground economy, economic corruption, financial frauds and organized crime activities that are detrimental to economic security.

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