An informed source in Iran denied rumors that the Islamic Republic and the US have started a series of negotiations with the help of a mediator.
A member of Iranian Parliament said on Wednesday that the window of negotiations will open only if Tehran’s demands are fulfilled.
Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei highlighted that there will be no talks between Iranian and American officials "neither in New York nor anywhere else."
Iran has once again rejected any possibility of a meeting between presidents Rouhani and Trump in New York as world leaders prepare to take part at the upcoming UN General Assembly (UNGA) meeting.
Spokesperson for Iran’s mission to the United Nations rejected the claim raised by some foreign media that Washington has made a proposal for a meeting between presidents Rouhani and Trump on the sidelines of UN General Assembly.
Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif told RT that the demise of the Iran nuclear deal would be “a blow to diplomacy, not a blow to Iran.”
Deputy Foreign Minister Abbas Araghchi ruled out any possibility of renegotiating over Iran’s nuclear program, adding, however, that talks could take place on optimal implementation of the 2015 nuclear deal.
Iranian lawmakers appreciated President Rouhani for his recent stance towards negotiations between Tehran and Washington.
Chief of Staff of Iranian President Mahmoud Vaezi, noting the two-hour long phone conversation between Iranian and French presidents on Sat., said both sides are looking forward to a conclusion to their talks.
“No talks will take place as long as the US refuses to return to the JCPOA and our money transfer has not been facilitated,” MP Kavakebian reassured other lawmakers at today’s session of Parliament.