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EU’s Borrell says optimistic about prospect of talks on Iran deal revival

The European Union’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell expresses optimism over the prospect of the diplomatic process aimed at restoring the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, saying the negotiations are now in a decisive stage.

Nournews: Careful reviews of US response to last ‘at least until weekend’

A news website close to Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) says the process of reviewing the American response to Tehran’s comments about an EU-led draft text aimed at reviving the 2015 nuclear deal will continue “at least until the end of the current week.”

Iranian MP urges US to avoid double game in Vienna talks, says deal close

A member of the Iranian parliament’s national security and foreign policy commission says the Islamic Republic and the other parties to the Vienna talks are very close to a deal.

Kayhan: Iran should delay nuclear deal revival for two more months

A newspaper close to Iran’s Principlist camp advises the Raisi administration to postpone a restoration of the 2015 nuclear deal for another two months, saying that such a delay will make the diplomatic process end fully in Tehran’s favor.

Iran envoy calls for strong position against Israel over NPT

Iran's ambassador and permanent representative to the United Nations Majid Takht Ravanchi has urged all nations across the globe to take a strong position at the 2022 NPT Review Conference against Israel.

Analyst: IAEA chief ‘laying mines’ in JCPOA talks on Israel’s behalf

A political analyst says Rafael Grossi, the head of the International Atomic Enegry Agency, is doing Israel’s bidding and is busy “laying mines” in the negotiations on reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal on behalf of the regime with the goal of derailing the diplomatic process.

AEOI head: Iran wants full removal of sanctions in talks

The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says Iran’s approach in negotiations to restore a 2015 nuclear agreement with the world powers is a complete removal of all US-led sanctions imposed since Washington walked out of the deal in 2018.

Top Iranian MP: Nuclear deal highly likely in next 10 days

A member of the Iranian parliament's national security and foreign policy commission says Iran and the other parties top the nuclear agreement will most probably reach an agreement in the sanctions removal talks within the next 10 days.

Iran serious in call for IAEA to drop Israeli-fabricated claims: Amirabdollahian

Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian says Iran is serious in its demand for the UN nuclear watchdog to drop its Israeli-fabricated claims against Tehran’s peaceful nuclear program before a final agreement is reached on restoration of the 2015 nuclear deal.

AEOI head: Iran seeking production of 10,000-megawatt nuclear power

The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) says construction of a 10,000-megawatt nuclear power plant to generate electricity in line with production of clean energy is high on the agenda for the Iranian atomic energy organization.

Russian negotiator: Deal may be struck on JCPOA revival ‘in near future’

Russia’s lead negotiator says he believes a final agreement on reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal may be achieved “in the near future,” although the process of deliberations by Iran and the US on an EU-proposed text may take longer.

Iranian FM to UN chief: Tehran seeks strong, lasting nuclear deal, mulling US reply

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian, in a phone conversation with the United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres, said Tehran has a serious and real will to reach a strong and lasting agreement over the revival of the nuclear deal, JCPOA.

Iran should become hub for designing, building nuclear power plants: Official

Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Mohammad Eslami says the country should become a hub for the designing and building of nuclear power plants in the coming years.

Marandi rejects Al Arabiya report on content of US response to Iran proposals

An advisor to Iran’s negotiating team rejects as “totally wrong” the claims by a Saudi-run media outlet about the content of the US response to Iran’s proposals aimed at helping restore the 2015 nuclear agreement.

Kayhan chief editor: Iran negotiators won’t let US get its way, laugh at us

A newspaper close to Iran’s Principlists praises the negotiating team’s performance in pursuing the country’s national interests in talks over a revival of the 2015 nuclear deal, saying there is no doubt that the incumbent diplomats will not surrender to any excessive demands from the US.

Nour News: Iran will not accept new obligations under JCPOA

In an editorial, Nour News, a media outlet affiliated to Iran’s Supreme National Security Council, has dismissed US claims that the Islamic Republic has retreated from its previous preconditions for the revival of the nuclear deal, JCPOA.

Iran says received US response to proposals over nuclear deal

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani says the country has received US’s response to Tehran’s proposals aimed at resolving remaining issues during the sanctions removal talks in Vienna.

Iran Nuclear chief: IAEA must stop advancing Israel agenda against Tehran

Iran’s nuclear chief urges the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) to stop advancing the Israeli regime’s demands against Tehran’s peaceful nuclear program, while the country’s nuclear work has been in full compliance with the UN nuclear watchdog’s regulations from the start.

Iran dismisses comments by IAEA chief

The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) has rejected as ‘uproar’ comments by the UN nuclear agency’s chief over ‘unexplained traces of uranium’ amid efforts to restore a landmark nuclear agreement.

EU top diplomat says US has yet to respond to Iran’s proposals over JCPOA

European Union Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell says Iran’s response to the EU’s proposals to revive the 2015 nuclear deal has been sent to the US but Washington has yet to respond.

Iran: No response yet from US on European JCPOA proposal

The spokesman of Iran’s foreign ministry says Tehran has not received any response from the other party, and specifically the United States, to the European proposals on revival of the 2015 nuclear deal – the JCPOA – and removal of sanctions.

Iranian daily: No nuclear deal better than bad deal

An Iranian newspaper says Iran’s negotiating team should not rush into a messy deal to revive a 2015 nuclear accord with the world powers at any cost, as the Islamic Republic is in a ‘superior position’ compared to the US and the West.

Analyst: Internal dispute possibly causing delay in US response to draft agreement on JCPOA revival

There is serious disagreement between US Secretary of State Antony Blinken and National Security Advisor Jake Sullivan over the draft agreement for revival of the 2015 nuclear deal, an Iranian international affairs analyst says, and this has led to the current delay in Washington’s response.

Advisor to Iran negotiating team: Do not get deceived by Western countries’ language

An adviser to the Iranian negotiating team in the Vienna talks, Mohammad Marandi, has reacted angrily to an editorial run by the British Daily The Guardian claiming quote even a nuclear deal between the US and Iran will not “tame” the Islamic Republic.

Former Iranian oil minister: JCPOA revival helps enhance natl. trade

A former Iranian oil minister says the revival of the 2015 nuclear deal will help increase Iran’s foreign trade and can trigger a rivalry among Europe, the US, China, Japan and others for trade with Iran.

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