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Member of Iran’s Expediency Council Saeed Jalili has said the US’s so-called maximum pressure campaign against the Islamic Republic has grossly failed.
European diplomats are optimistic about efforts by Iran and the US to close remaining differences on steps to revive the 2015 nuclear deal in the near future, EU high representative for foreign affairs Josep Borrell says.
Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says Tehran is ready for an agreement with the P4+1 group of countries that would revive the 2015 nuclear deal if sanctions against the Islamic Republic are terminated.
Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh says Iran is waiting for the US to change its behavior in practice.
A former Iranian lawmaker has said the notion of enriched uranium to 90% purity seems highly suspicious and Iran should avoid playing into the hands of warmongers like the Zionist regime.
The European parties to the Iran nuclear negotiations have urged Tehran to seize the “opportunity” of the US sanctions waiver to Iran’s nuclear program.
The secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council has said feigning sanctions removal is no constructive move.
A senior Iranian security official says the country’s nuclear right cannot be circumscribed by any agreement.
The US restoring Iran’s sanctions waivers which allowed it to use the assistance of other countries in the sphere of nuclear energy, may slow down the implementation of Tehran’s nuclear program, a Russian diplomat says.
The Iranian government spokesman has slammed the United States for denying visas to six members of the Islamic Republic’s national freestyle wrestling team, which was scheduled to meet the American squad in a much-awaited match in Texas.
US senator Chris Murphy says the sanctions imposed by former President Donald Trump against Iran have failed and Washington should be ready to lift them.
The Biden Administration says it sees a path to an agreement in the Vienna talks over the nuclear deal, but Iran must make “tough political decisions now”. Iran has repeatedly rejected any deadline or precondition over the deal, saying the US that unilaterally withdrew from the JCPOA must first lift its sanctions against Tehran.
Former Iranian lawmaker Ali Motahari has welcomed comments by Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian on the possibility of direct talks with the US, during the Vienna negotiations on the 2015 nuclear deal.
An Iranian lawmaker has cautioned administration officials against bringing up the issue of direct negotiations with the United States again, saying such a mistake during the ex-president’s terms promoted Iran’s allies to distance themselves from the country.
An influential Iranian daily has in an editorial criticized the hoopla by supporters of talks with the United States over Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian’s recent comments regarding direct negotiations with Washington.
US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says Tehran wants a guarantee that Washington won’t unilaterally quit the nuclear deal again, but the US administration can’t provide such kind of “hard and fast guarantee”.
Russia's top negotiator to the Vienna talks says Tehran is “absolutely right” to be asking for guarantees from Washington after the US’s unilateral withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal.
White House National Security adviser has lambasted former US president Donald Trump’s administration for pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal. Jake Sullivan believes the country is paying the wages of that catastrophic mistake.