Monday, March 20, 2023

Vienna Talks

Shamkhani: Any agreement in Vienna must lead to removal of sanctions

The secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani has rejected any agreement with the P4+1 in Vienna that does not lead to the removal of anti-Iran sanctions.

German chancellor: Reaching a deal depends on Iran;Tehran rejects idea

German Chancellor Olaf Scholz says making an agreement in Austria over Iran’s nuclear programe depends on Tehran. Germany is among the signatories to the Iran nuclear deal that did not live up to their commitments under the JCPOA.

Biden Iran envoy says returning to Vienna in hope of saving JCPOA

US Special Envoy for Iran Robert Malley on Sunday said he would soon return to Austria’s capital for the next round of negotiations aimed at salvaging the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, insisting it could still be revived.

Iranian FM: Tehran will not accept temporary deal in Vienna

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian reaffirms Iran’s policy regarding the Vienna talks aimed at reviving the 2015 nuclear deal, JCPOA, saying Tehran will only accept a good deal, not a temporary or limited one.

Iranian FM: We are decisively after a good deal with P4+1

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian says Tehran is decisively and explicitly after a good deal with the P4+1 group but it also insists on safeguarding its red lines and national interests with the same level of decisiveness and explicitness.

IAEA chief: Iran-P4+1 talks in Vienna on right track

The director general of the International Atomic Energy Agency, IEAE, has said the Vienna talks aimed at reviving the Iran nuclear deal, JCPOA, are on the right track despite some tough challenges.

Iranian FM voices optimism over Vienna talks

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian says he’s optimistic about the future of the Vienna talks aimed at reviving the Iran nuclear deal, otherwise known as JCPOA.

Raisi to Macron: Any deal in Vienna must ensure verifiable sanctions removal

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi has told his French counterpart Emanuel Macron that any deal with the P4+1 group of countries in Vienna must ensure sanctions removal as well as verification of the lifting of the bans and tangible guarantees that no sides will again violate the 2015 nuclear deal, JCPOA.

JCPOA revival talks in Vienna make progress, paused for one week

The eighth round of talks between Iran and the P4+1 group in the Austrian capital Vienna is paused for a week from Saturday, as negotiators acknowledge that the latest negotiations were another step forward.

Biden aide says US, Iran in ‘ballpark’ of nuclear deal

White House Middle East coordinator Brett McGurk says the US and Iran "are in the ballpark of a possible deal" over the 2015 nuclear agreement.

Russia envoy says his comments on Vienna talks distorted

Russia’s representative to international organizations in Vienna has said his remarks regarding the Vienna talks have been distorted by Bloomberg news agency.

China envoy: Parties in Vienna talks working to address differences

China’s chief negotiator in the Vienna talks for revival of the 2015 nuclear deal says attending delegations are working to diminish disagreements on removal of sanctions, verification and the guarantees Iran has been seeking.

Raisi: Iran has not held direct talks with US in Vienna

Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi says the Islamic Republic has not held direct talks with the United States in the Austrian capital Vienna despite repeated requests from Washington.

UK says nuclear talks reaching dangerous impasse

Negotiations to revive the Iran nuclear deal are approaching a dangerous impasse, British Foreign Secretary Liz Truss says.

US architect of Iran sanctions leaves negotiation team

A senior member of the US team negotiating with Iran has left his post as reports reveal differences of opinion on the way forward.

Shamkhani: Iran-U.S. talks method would change if good deal reachable

The Secretary of Iran's Supreme National Security Council Ali Shamkhani says indirect talks with the United States in Vienna would be replaced with other formats only when a good agreement is within reach.

Iranian FM says Tehran does not rule out talks with US over good deal

The Iranian foreign minister says Tehran does not ignore direct negotiations with Washington to reach a good nuclear agreement during the Vienna talks.

Khatibzadeh: Iran seeks lasting, reliable deal in Vienna talks

The Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman says Tehran is after a lasting and reliable deal in the Vienna talks.

Russia says wants Vienna talks to conclude by February

Russia’s top negotiator says Moscow wants the Vienna talks over the Iran nuclear deal to conclude as soon as possible.

Vienna talks over revival of JCPOA continue

The 26th day of talks between Iran and the P4+1 group of countries over removing sanctions against Tehran began with a meeting between top Iranian negotiator Ali Bagheri and coordinator of the JCPOA’s Joint Commission Enrique Mora.

US says Iran’s nuclear talks at ‘urgent’ point

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken says negotiations over Iran’s nuclear program have reached an "urgent" point. The top diplomat added it would be necessary to take a different course with Iran if no progress is made.

Biden: It’s ‘not time to give up’ on saving JCPOA

US President Joe Biden says there is progress in the nuclear talks and now is not the time to give up efforts to save the Iran nuclear deal.

Iranian negotiating team meets European Troika delegations in Vienna

Iran’s negotiating team in the Vienna talks has held a meeting with the delegations of the European troika in Vienna as the 8th round of negotiations resumes with the aim of removing sanctions against the Islamic Republic.

Western diplomats say pathway to Iran nuclear deal possible

Showing more optimism since late last year, Western diplomats believe a pathway to a deal with Iran over its nuclear programme is possible in Vienna. The diplomats say they don’t believe the demand for guarantee from Washington is designed by Tehran to simply drag out the negotiations.

Iranian FM: Tehran not after wasting time in Vienna talks

Iranian Foreign Minister Hossein Amir Abdollahian says Tehran is not seeking to waste time during the Vienna talks aimed at removing sanctions against the country.

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