Iranian Deputy Foreign Minister Seyed Abbas Araqchi has responded to UK demands that Iran release a British national, describing the demands as blackmail.
Iran has insisted that it has reached a deal with the United States and the United Kingdom on a prisoner swap, underlining that it is ready to proceed with the deal as soon as the other sides fulfill their part.
After six rounds of intensive talks to possibly revive the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, negotiations in Vienna have reached a key point that could lead to three possible scenarios ranging from a full revival of the original deal to a complete halt to talks, the Tehran Times can reveal.
Speaking with the ICANA website on Sunday, Iran’s chief nuclear negotiator said there have been enough nuclear negotiations over some key issues and it is time for the negotiation parties to make decisions.
Iran has provided explanations on the continuation of its cooperation with the UN nuclear watchdog after it accused Iran of being unresponsive to demands by the UN body regarding a technical understanding that expired last week.
After the Tehran Times wrote an article about the appointment of the new UK ambassador to Iran titled “The curious case of new UK ambassador to Iran,” the Crisis Group reacted to it.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said on Wednesday that the main issues in the Vienna talks on the revival of the 2015 nuclear deal have been settled, noting it is now possible to have the sanctions lifted right away.
Top Iranian nuclear negotiator has provided a thorough report on the Vienna nuclear talks to the new president of Iran in preparation for the transition of power.
A top Iranian nuclear negotiator has called on the Biden administration to ensure that withdrawal from the 2015 Iran nuclear deal and the imposition of sanctions will not happen again.
Diplomats from Iran and other parties to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal held a meeting on Sunday noon to conclude the sixth round of talks that have been underway since April to revive the nuclear deal, formally called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).