The Majlis Special Commission to Review the JCPOA invited Ali Shamkhani as well as members of the former nuclear negotiating team, including Ali Bagheri and Fereydoon Abbasi, to comment on the agreement.  During the meeting, Saeed Jalili, a former chief negotiator, criticized the deal and said that Iran`s „some 100 absolute rights“ were granted to the opposing party. He said the deal is „unacceptable“ because Iran is making an „exceptional [nuclear] case by replacing `authorization` with `law` under the NPT and accepting unconventional measures.“  He also believes that the deal crossed the red lines drawn by Iran`s Supreme Leader. His statement was criticized by Commissioners Masoud Pezeshkian and Abbas Ali Mansouri Arani.  At another meeting, current negotiators Abbas Araqchi and Majid Takht-Ravanchi defended the deal under the leadership of Javad Zarif.  Federal Foreign Minister Maas warned the UN Security Council against a possible arms race. He called for dialogue with the nuclear powers to avoid this scenario. (02.04.2019) The deal is supported by many Iranian dissidents, including Nobel Peace Prize laureate, human rights activist and Iranian exile Shirin Ebadi, who called „extremists those who opposed the deal in Iran and the United States.“  Similarly, akbar Ganji, a journalist critical of the regime and a former political prisoner, expressed hope that „the progressive nuclear deal, the lifting of economic sanctions, and the improvement of relations between Iran and the Western powers will gradually eliminate Iran`s bellicose and securitized environment.“  Citing the human rights situation in Iran and the „lack of religious and political freedom in the country,“ some dissidents rejected the deal, including Ahmad Batebi, Nazanin Afshin-Jam, and Roozbeh Farahanipour, who signed an open letter stating, „More pressure should be put on the regime, not less.“  The Roman Catholic Church expressed support for the agreement. Iran`s Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei, who is withdrawing from the JCPOA, has set seven conditions for Europe to fulfill its obligations. Among them, The European powers must take steps to end trade relations with Iranian banks and buy Iranian oil despite pressure from the United States.
He also said there was no need for further discussions on Iran`s ballistic missile program and regional activities.  On August 8, 2015, 29 prominent United States became . . .