- I have the honour to speak on behalf of the European Union. The following countries align themselves with this statement: Turkey, the Republic of North Macedonia, Montenegro, Iceland, Serbia, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Liechtenstein, Norway, Ukraine, the Republic of Moldova and San Marino.
- The European Union would like to thank the Director General for his report contained in document GOV/2021/15 on the NPT Safeguards Agreement with the Islamic Republic of Iran and Deputy Director General Aparo for the technical briefing on 25 February 2021.
- The EU welcomes the Director General's comprehensive and timely update on the implementation of the NPT Safeguards Agreement and the Additional Protocol in Iran. We commend the Director General and the Secretariat for their professional, objective, independent and impartial work in verifying Iran's safeguards obligations.