President Joe Biden should return to the 2015 Iran nuclear deal as it exists before opening up negotiations on any other issues with that nation, according to a new survey of experts on the Middle East.
President Biden is eyeing an urgent restoration of the international nuclear deal with Iran as a first step to deal with a range of threats from that country.
President Hassan Rouhani said that the UNSC and the JCPOA members are opposed to Washington’s bid.
Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency Rafael Grossi in a message referred to his Tuesday meeting with visiting Deputy Foreign Minister of Iran for Political Affairs Seyyed Abbas Araqchi in Vienna, saying cooperation between Iran and the IAEA must continue.
A meeting of the Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) will take place in Vienna on September 1, the European Union said.
Former US secretary of state Hillary Clinton criticized the administration of President Donald Trump for abandoning the 2015 Iran nuclear deal, saying it is in America’s interest to return to the multinational agreement.
Russian President Vladimir Putin proposed an online summit between Iran, the US, and the remaining parties to the JCPOA to avoid further "confrontation and escalation".
Iran’s Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi says the European parties to the 2015 nuclear deal are willing to preserve it, reiterating that the pact is “still alive”.
Mikhail Ulyanov says, “Participants in JCPOA joint meeting reaffirmed their commitment to Iran nuclear deal as a key element of non-proliferation architecture.”
The EU’s foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, vowed that he will do all he can to keep the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers “alive”.