WASHINGTON, 27 October 2021 (AFP) — The United States on Wednesday (27) urged Iran to show “goodwill” to negotiate an early reactivation of the nuclear deal when the Islamic Republic next heads to the negotiating table in Vienna. agreed to return. Month.
Iran’s deputy foreign minister in charge of the nuclear deal, Ali Bagheri, said after talks with EU mediators in Brussels that Tehran had agreed to resume talks in Vienna – which had been put on hold since June the following month.
“We have agreed to start talks before the end of November. The date will be announced next week,” Bagheri said on Twitter.
“This window will not be open forever as long as Iran continues to take provocative nuclear measures, so we hope they will come to Vienna to negotiate quickly and in good faith,” a US State Department spokesman said.
He said talks should focus on “closing a small number of outstanding issues at the end of the sixth round of talks in June”.
“We also make it clear that this window will not remain open forever as Iran continues to take provocative nuclear measures, so we hope they will come to Vienna to negotiate quickly and in good faith,” the US official said. “
Former President Donald Trump withdrew the United States from the nuclear deal with Iran in 2018 and imposed sweeping sanctions, prompting Tehran to pursue its nuclear development.
The current president, Joe Biden, has repeatedly offered to return to the 2015 nuclear deal, but is showing growing dismay at the lengthy delay as a new hard-line government settles in Tehran.
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