Iran’s highest-ranking military commander denounced the Joe Biden administration’s empty promises and deceptive policies that resemble an “iron fist in a velvet glove”, saying the Americans are pushing hard for lengthy and futile talks with Iran that would include new demands.
Majid Takht Ravanchi, Iran’s ambassador to the New-York based United Nations said on Tuesday that the Vienna talks “can be win-win situation for all”.
Senior diplomats gather on Tuesday in Vienna to negotiate about reviving the Iran nuclear deal (JCPOA), which Donald Trump pulled out of in 2018. But, what should we expect from these talks?
Tehran may concede to no outcome in the Vienna talks on Tuesday, but a verifiable removal of all US sanctions, an informed source close to the Iran’s negotiating team told Press TV.
The main item on the agenda at the upcoming meeting of the JCPOA Joint Commission in Austria will be the lifting of the US sanctions on Tehran, the Iranian Foreign Ministry’s spokesperson said.
Iran says it will hold no direct or indirect negotiations with the United States during the upcoming talks in Vienna, and will not accept any step-by-step removal of sanctions.
The next meeting of the Joint Commission of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) will be held in Vienna, Austria, on September 1.
Bijan Namdar Zanganeh arrived in Vienna on Wednesday to take part in the 178th (Extraordinary) Meeting of the Conference of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) will be held on March 5.
Eskandar Momeni, who left Tehran for Vienna on Sunday, is scheduled to address the CND meeting opening ceremony.
Iran's Deputy Foreign Minister for political affairs Abbas Araghchi arrived in Vienna late Tuesday to take part in the Joint Commission meeting for JCPOA.