Iran announces resumption of talks on nuclear program

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Iran will resume negotiations on a nuclear deal with Western countries in the coming weeks.

Nuclear talks between Iran and world powers are expected to resume in the coming weeks, a Foreign Ministry spokesperson said on Thursday during a visit to New York to attend the United Nations General Assembly.

About that writing Time of Israel.

Negotiations began in Vienna in April to renew the 2015 nuclear deal between Tehran and world powers – a deal left on hold after the unilateral withdrawal of former US President Donald Trump in 2018 and tougher sanctions.

Talks, in which the remaining parties try to convince Washington to join the deal and Iran to return to its nuclear obligations, have stalled since June, when ultra-conservative Ibrahim Raisi was elected president. from Iran.

“The Vienna talks will resume shortly, in the coming weeks,” Foreign Ministry spokesman Saïd Khatibzade said.

Khatibzade said no multilateral meeting is scheduled between Iran and the rest of the parties – China, France, Germany, Russia and the UK – on the sidelines of the General Assembly.

Cursor also wrote that the EU’s chief diplomat said Iran and world powers would not discuss the nuclear deal at the UN. French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said on Monday that foreign ministers of countries that signed a nuclear deal with Iran in 2015 were to meet with Tehran officials at the United Nations this week.

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