The call was made jointly by US President Joe Biden, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron and British Prime Minister Boris Johnson as they discussed the issue at the G2O summit in Rome.
“We firmly believe that a full return to full compliance (nuclear deal) is possible and that this decision can be implemented quickly … However, this is only possible if Iran changes its current approach.” As stated in the statement of the four leaders.
Full compliance with the agreement will guarantee, in their opinion, that Iran’s nuclear program will be used only for peaceful purposes. As for Tehran, it will also mean removing sanctions that could start Iran’s economic growth.
Biden, Merkel, Macron and Johnson say in a statement that Iran is currently pursuing nuclear activities. “Serious and Growing Concerns”. Failure to return to the 2015 agreement quickly will, according to them, lead to “Dangerous sharpening of voltage”None of the interested parties wanted that.
Iran’s chief negotiator, Deputy Foreign Minister Ali Bakery, has confirmed that Iran has agreed to resume talks in Vienna on a return to the nuclear deal after talks in Brussels this week. He said talks would resume by the end of November. The parties are currently trying to agree on a specific date for the resumption of talks in Vienna.
The United States, China, Russia, Germany, France and Britain signed agreements with Iran in 2015 to limit its nuclear program in exchange for lifting sanctions. However, former US President Donald Trump pulled out of the deal in 2018 and imposed sanctions again. Iran, which Washington had previously canceled under the agreement. Tehran has since relinquished many of its obligations.
After Trump’s successor Joe Biden showed his willingness to return to the negotiating table and lift the sanctions imposed on Trump, talks on the possibility of complying with the deal began in Vienna in April. Debates broke out during Iran’s presidential election in June, when radical conservative Ibrahim Raisi won.
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