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Iran takes further step to decrease nuclear commitments

DUBAI, Sept 5 (Reuters) - Iran said on Friday it has taken a step to further scale back Tehran's commitments to a 2015 nuclear deal, Iran's ISNA news agency reported.

"Foreign Minister (Mohammad Javad) Zarif, in a letter to EU policy chief (Federica Mogherini) announced that Iran has lifted all sanctions on its Research and Development activities," ISNA quoted Foreign Ministry spokesman Abbas Mousavi as saying. (Reporting by Parisa Hafezi and Alaa Swilam Editing by Chris Reese)