Tuesday, January 18, 2022


Nuclear Deal (JCPOA)

Iranian negotiator says optimistic about Vienna talks

The meeting of the Joint Commission of the Iran nuclear deal has begun in Vienna with the Iranian negotiator voicing optimism about the outcome of the talks.

Chinese negotiator: Deal possible before February

China’s top negotiator in the Vienna talks has told Britain’s Sky news channel that gaps between Iran and the European troika are getting bridged and it is possible that a deal will be reached before February 2022.

Iran’s chief negotiator meets EU’s deputy foreign policy chief

Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister and top nuclear negotiator Ali Bagheri has held talks with the EU’s Deputy Foreign Policy Chief Enrique Mora in Vienna. This is Bagheri’s second meeting before the session of the joint commission of the nuclear deal.

Iran, Russia, China hold talks in Vienna

The top nuclear negotiators of Iran, Russia and China have held talks in Vienna.

Khatibzadeh: Iran not to accept anything beyond JCPOA

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has said the Islamic Republic will not accept anything beyond the 2015 nuclear deal, JCPOA, during sanctions removal talks in Vienna.

Iran FM says removal of sanctions, verification focus of Vienna talks

Iran’s foreign minister says guarantees on the removal of anti-Tehran sanctions and its verification are top on our agenda in the new round of Vienna talks scheduled to begin Monday.

Source: Iran rejects “fake deadlines” for Vienna talks

The Iranian negotiating team in Vienna has rejected any “fake deadline” for the talks, a source says, stressing that the outcome hinges on how other parties approach the discussions.

Iran, P4+1 talks to resume Monday

The 8th round of talks between Iran and the P4+1 group of countries will resume on Monday in Vienna.

Iran says not to exceed 60% nuclear enrichment even if talks fail

Iran's atomic chief says the Islamic Republic will not enrich uranium beyond the current 60% purity even if negotiations with the P4+1 group in Vienna fail to produce an agreement, and sanctions imposed by the United States remain in place.

Iran says will not exceed 60% uranium enrichment if JCPOA fails

Tehran does not intend to exceed the 60% level of uranium enrichment even if the parties to the negotiations in Vienna do not come to an agreement and the United States does not lift its sanctions, the head of Iran’s Atomic Energy Organization (AEOI) says.

China: US should overhaul erroneous policy of maximum pressure on Iran

China says the US, as the culprit of the Iranian nuclear crisis, should overhaul its erroneous policy of “maximum pressure” on Iran, and “lift all illegal sanctions” on Tehran.

“80% of Iran’s demands included in Vienna draft”

During the last two rounds of talks between Tehran and world powers in Austria, the Iranian team submitted new written proposals, about 80% of which were included in the existing draft, a European source says.

Russia welcomes resumption of Vienna talks next week

Russia’s ambassador to international organizations in Vienna Mikhail Olyanov has welcomed a decision to resume the Vienna talks between Iran and the P4+1 group of countries next week.

EU’s Mora says Vienna talks to resume Monday

Negotiations between world powers and Iran on salvaging the 2015 nuclear deal will resume in Vienna on December 27, European Union deputy foreign policy chief Enrique Mora says.

Russia says Vienna talks to resume before 2022

Negotiations on the revival of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, would resume before the end of this year, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says.

Russia: US leaving JCPOA like shooting itself in foot

Referring to Washington’s withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal, Russia’s representative in Vienna talks says the decision to pull out from the landmark agreement was like shooting in one of the US legs.

Biden Iran envoy: “Some weeks” left to revive JCPOA

There are only "some weeks" left to revive the nuclear deal with Iran if it continues its nuclear activities at the current pace, US negotiator Rob Malley says. Iran says an agreement to revive the nuclear deal is within reach, adding this depends on the goodwill of the United States to lift the anti-Tehran sanctions.

“US, Europeans accepted Iran’s proposals in Vienna talks despite pretending otherwise”

Informed sources say the US and European parties to the Vienna talks have suitable exchanges during the negotiations but tell media that the talks are not going forward and blame Iran, a Tehran-based newspaper reports.

Iran: Vienna talks adjourned following consensus

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Saeed Khatibzadeh has denied the European troika’s claim that Tehran called for adjourning the Vienna talks.

Negotiators in Vienna know next right steps: Russia

The Russian envoy to the Vienna talks aimed at lifting the anti-Iran US sanctions says the way is now open to revise the existing documents.

Daily: Opponents of JCPOA revival benefit from anti-Iran sanctions

Iranian daily Jomhouri-e Eslami has warned that some in the country feel that the progress of talks in Vienna is jeopardizing their interests, while some others want the negotiations to produce results at any cost.

Vienna talks: Iran govt. daily says no full trust in E3

An Iranian newspaper says Tehran can never have complete trust in the three European countries in the Vienna talks.

Al-Jazeera corrects report of ‘Tehran-Washington deal’ on sanctions removal

Al-Jazeera has corrected its earlier report which suggested Tehran and Washington had got closer to reaching an agreement on the lifting of anti-Tehran sanctions.

Tehran, Washington close to reaching deal on sanctions removal: Iran negotiator

Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator to Vienna talks says Tehran and Washington are closer, than ever, to reaching an agreement on the lifting of sanctions imposed by the US against Iran.

Bagheri: Talks with P4+1 will resume in near future

Ali Bagheri Kani, Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister and chief nuclear negotiator in Vienna talks, says the P4+1 group of countries has agreed to continue negotiations based on Tehran’s proposals.

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