Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Nuclear Talks

US State Department source: Deal with Iran best option

An unknown source within the United States Department of State has stated that the administration of President Joe Biden sees an agreement with Tehran as the best possible option.

Daily: Iran’s nuclear know-how best guarantee to keep US in future deal

An Iranian daily close to Iran’s reformists says the US will not be able to provide any legal guarantee to Tehran that it will not violate the 2015 nuclear deal again in case of its revival, and the best guarantee in the face of any future promise-breaking would be the country’s nuclear capabilities.

Borrell spokesperson: Parties to nuclear talks studying Iran’s response

The spokesperson for the European Union’s foreign policy chief Josep Borrell says the parties to negotiations to restore Iran’s nuclear deal are looking into the Islamic Republic’s response to proposals to save the agreement.

‘Ball now in US court to decide whether to return to Iran deal or not’

An Iranian lawmaker says the ball is now in the court of the United States to take a constructive decision on whether it seeks a restoration of the 2015 multilateral nuclear deal, after Tehran submitted its response to the American comments on an EU-led text of possible final agreement.

Iran submits ‘constructive’ response to US views on EU-led text of final deal

Iran says it has submitted a “constructive” response to American comments on an EU-led draft of a possible deal on the restoration of the 2015 nuclear agreement to the European Union’s coordinator Josep Borrell.

Academic: Biden seeking results in Iran talks before mid-term elections

A Canada-based academic criticizes the US administration for having killed time so far in the diplomatic process aimed at reviving the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, despite a call from many political elites in the American society for Washington to secure an agreement with Tehran.

Top EU diplomat says hopeful on restoration of JCPOA in ‘days’

The EU foreign policy chief said on Wednesday he was hopeful the Iran nuclear deal would be revived “in the coming days” after receiving “reasonable” responses to his proposed draft agreement from Tehran and Washington.

Iranian FM says Tehran wants stronger nuclear text than the one proposed by US

Iran’s Foreign Minister Hossein Amirabdollahian says the Islamic Republic is still studying the US proposals for reviving the 2015 nuclear deal, JCPOA, but warned Tehran wants a stronger text.

Ulyanov: Western concerns about Iran’s nuclear facilities unfounded

The Russian envoy to Vienna talks to salvage Iran’s nuclear deal has rejected Western accusations over Iran’s nuclear activities, saying no unauthorized nuclear activity takes place in Iran’s atomic energy plants.

Nuclear chief: Iran managed to build over 1,000 IR-6 centrifuges in 1 year

Head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) Mohammad Eslami says the country managed to build more than 1,000 new-generation IR-6 centrifuges within a single year.

AEOI head: Iran nuclear talks must lead to lifting sanctions

The head of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran (AEOI) has echoed his previous remarks that talks with world powers to save a landmark 2015 nuclear agreement, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), are aimed at clearing ambiguities against Iran and lifting sanctions against the Islamic republic so the country can reap the economic benefits of the agreement.

Iranian foreign ministry says Tehran reviewing US response over JCPOA

Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokesman Nasser Kanaani says Iran is still studying the US response to its proposals regarding the revival of the 2015 nuclear deal.

Any deal between Iran, US would be merely a break in confrontation: Commentator

An Iranian political commentator says if the negotiations between Iran and the US produce a deal, that would only be an intermission in the broader state of hostilities, and that the antagonism between them does not stop.

Informed source rejects Iranian daily report on US stance regarding JCPOA revival talks

An informed source has told IRNA that a report by an Iranian newspaper about the US’s response to Iran’s proposals regarding the talks over the revival of the Iran nuclear deal, is totally baseless and a lie.

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.

Kayhan daily urges Iran govt. to abandon nuclear talks, continue good old job

Iranian Principlist daily Kayhan has called on the government to abandon the talks for revival of the 2015 nuclear deal and continue on what it called the path of success it was treading over the past year.

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.

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.

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.

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