Monday, August 15, 2022

Nuclear Talks

Iranian MP: Linking assassination plots to nuclear talks futile

An Iranian lawmaker says Israel seeks to knock nuclear talks with the West off course by resorting to a blame game against Iran, including accusations of Iran-sponsored assassination plots.

Chinese envoy: US should address Iran’s concerns in nuclear talks

The United States, as the initiator of the current crisis in Iran’s nuclear agreement with the West after its unilateral pullout in 2018, has to do away with its double standards in dealing with the atomic issue and allay Iran’s concerns to help seal an agreement, China’s ambassador to Tehran says.

Analyst: Anti-JCPOA parties to use Rushdie attack to torpedo deal

A political analyst says pro-Israel lobbies and groups that oppose Iran’s nuclear deal with the West, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), would take advantage of the Friday night attack on anti-Islam blasphemous novelist Salman Rushdie and pin it on Iran to diminish the prospects of an agreement.

Russia: Text of JCPOA revival deal ‘almost completely agreed’

Russia’s representative in the Vienna talks says the text of a final agreement on reviving the 2015 nuclear deal is “almost completely agreed,” and that the parties to the talks seem to be facing “either a failure or a success.”

Source: Iran examining reliability of EU proposals to revive nuclear deal

Iran is examining the reliability of the European Union’s recent proposal to restore a 2015 nuclear agreement with the West in three areas of safeguards, sanctions and guarantees, an informed diplomatic source says.

Iran FM urges US to accept Tehran’s ‘legitimate demands’

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian has called on the United States to provide the ground for the final text of a nuclear agreement by accepting the ‘legitimate demands’ of Tehran.

Oman’s FM praises Iran’s constructive role in nuclear talks

Oman's Foreign Minister Sayyid Badr al Busaidi stated that Iran has played a constructive role in the Vienna negotiations over the revival of the nuclear deal. He stressed that Muscat believes that the success of the talks will be beneficial to all sides.

‘EU advancing US anti-Iran agenda in Vienna instead of facilitating talks’

Iran’s official news agency has criticized the European Union for rushing to announce the achievement of what it called a “final text” following the latest round of negotiations in Vienna aimed at reviving the 2015 nuclear deal.

Iranian MP optimistic about nuclear deal revival

An Iranian parliamentarian says he is upbeat the outstanding issues between Iran and the West over restoration of a nuclear deal will be resolved.

Report: Iran reviewing Vienna proposals at expert level

Iran has been holding expert-level meetings to assess proposals by the European Union’s coordinator for talks to revive a 2015 nuclear deal with the West, immediately after the return of the Iranian negotiating team from the Austrian capital Vienna to the country on Monday, according to a report.

Former MP: Iran and P4+1 views close to each other

A former Iranian MP says the views of Iran and the P4+1 group of countries over the revival of the Iran nuclear deal are now very close to each other and the remaining differences are not irresolvable.

Ex-official: Safeguard issue seems to be ‘only knot’ in Vienna talks

A former Iranian official says the so-called Safeguard issues between Tehran and the UN nuclear watchdog appears to be the “only knot” in the diplomatic process in Vienna aimed at salvaging the 2015 multilateral nuclear deal.

Advisor to Iran team: Tehran reviewing new proposals in Vienna talks

An advisor to the Iranian negotiating team in the Vienna talks for the revival of the 2015 nuclear deal says the Iranian side has received the newly-tabled proposals by the other party and is now reviewing them.

Iran FM to EU’s Borrell: Final deal must guarantee sustainable removal of sanctions

The Iranian foreign minister, in a phone conversation with European Union Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell, has said any final deal over the Iran nuclear agreement must guarantee the sustainable lifting of anti-Tehran sanctions.

EU’s Mora: Iran nuclear talks making progress

EU Deputy Foreign Policy Chief Enrique Mora says he is optimistic about the outcome of the ongoing talks in Vienna aimed at reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal.

Moscow: No Russian, Chinese opposition to EU draft proposal in Vienna

As intensive talks continue in Vienna aimed at salvaging the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, Moscow’s envoy to the Vienna talks rejects reports of Russian and Chinese opposition to a draft proposal tabled recently by the European Union (EU) for facilitating a final agreement.

EU’s Mora rejects rumors in media of ‘72-hour deadline’ in Vienna talks

The European Union’s deputy foreign policy chief, Enrique Mora, voices optimism over a fresh round of negotiations in Vienna on a potential revival of the 2015 nuclear deal, rejecting rumors of a “72-hour deadline” for the talks to yield result.

Iranian diplomat: Hours matter in Vienna talks

An Iranian diplomat in Vienna has said hours now matter in the Vienna talks over the revival of the Iran nuclear deal and that the other parties must make an effort to win the Iranian side's trust.

Russian envoy: Unclear when Iran nuclear talks will result in a deal in Vienna

Russia's representative to international organizations in Vienna Mikhail Ulyanoy says the negotiations aimed at reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal have entered a serious stage.

Russian FM: Iran nuclear deal must be restored in original form

Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov slams attempts by the US to make changes to the initial format of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, saying a revitalized agreement should maintain its original form without any addition or omission.

Top EU official: Progress made in nuclear talks

A senior EU official has stated progress was made during the recent talks between Iran and the other parties to the nuclear deal in Austria’s Vienna, aimed at salvaging the 2015 agreement.

Iran, EU top negotiators meet in Vienna for sanctions removal talks

Iran’s top negotiator Ali Bagheri in the Vienna talks has held a bilateral meeting with EU Deputy Foreign Policy Chief Enrique Mora at Hotel Palais Coburg in the Austria capital, Vienna.

Iranian delegation in Vienna for new round of nuclear talks

Iran’s nuclear negotiating team, headed by Ali Bagheri Kani, has arrived in the Austrian capital, Vienna, for a new round of talks with the remaining parties to the landmark 2015 nuclear deal, aimed at reviving the internationally-recognized agreement and to lift sanctions on the Islamic Republic.

‘WSJ claim of Iran dropping IRGC delisting demand from US lacks credibility’

A source in Iran’s negotiating team rejects a claim by the Wall Street Journal that Tehran is no longer sticking with the demand for the US to delist the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) as part of the negotiations on a potential restoration of the 2015 nuclear deal.

MP: US, Europe showing flexibility in new proposals for Iran deal revival

An Iranian lawmaker says both the Europeans and the Americans are expectantly looking forward to reaching a deal with Tehran on restoration of the 2015 nuclear agreement, and that they have shown “some good flexibility” in their recent proposals, which the Iranian side is working on.

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